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Ethel Lawing Bridges

November 2, 1928 - November 8, 2012

Ethel Lawing Bridges, 84, of Troutman, formerly of Mooresville, passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at the Sherrills Ford Hospice House.
She was born on November 2, 1928 in Harris, NC, to the late Claude and Eva Lackey Lawing. She attended Mars Hill College and Limestone College. Mrs. Bridges was a retired office manager for Dr. Worth T. Bridges Dentist Office. She was a member of the Mooresville Woman’s Club and Iredell County Dental Auxiliary. She was also a member of First Baptist Church in Mooresville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Worth T. Bridges, Jr; and brother, Hugh Lawing.
She is survived by her daughters, Melissa Caldwell and husband, Marshall of Huntersville, Sherri Wiggins and husband, Rod of Troutman; sisters, Verlie Leatherwood, Carolyn Wood; brothers, Perry Lawing, Claude Lawing, Morrison Lawing ; grandchildren, Morgan Caldwell, Michael Caldwell, Stephanie Wiggins, Taylor Wiggins, Luke Wiggins; and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, November 11 at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Morrie Lawing officiating. Burial will follow the service in Glenwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice, 7473 Sherrills Ford Rd, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673.