Virginia Lee Bridges

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Virginia Lee (Green) Bridges, a longtime resident of Edmond Oklahoma passed away October 10, 2017 at OU Medical Center-Edmond.

Born July 9, 1937 in Seneca Missouri to the late Louie and Ethel Green, Virginia graduated from Seneca High School. She married the love of her life, Jim Bridges, and for 62 years they lovingly raised 3 children. Family and friends were Virginia’s delight. She loved cooking for family at family gatherings and was an active member of Henderson Hills Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, a wonderful friend and will be missed by all.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Louie and Ethel Green. She is survived by her husband, Jim Bridges, her children Sheila Bridges Reynolds, Christopher Scott Bridges, and Jill Bridges Strother, her 6 grandchildren, Quint Reynolds, Justin Reynolds, Bailey Bridges, Bowen Bridges, Allie Guarnera and Jake Strother, all of Edmond Oklahoma, her sister Dorothy Brite, niece LeeAnn Shepherd and nephew Robert Brite.

Graveside services will be held at 9:00 am, Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Gracelawn Cemetery with funeral services to follow at 10:00 am at Henderson Hills Baptist Church Edmond, OK.


  1. I have many fond memories while growing up with the Bridges kids of Virginia and how she was always so kind and gracious. She was loving and thoughtful to everyone who crossed her path. One memory I have is going to the Bridges’ storm shelter whenever a tornado came. The parents were anxious but I thought it was fun hanging out with the Bridges kids in the storm shelter. I also remember family float trips on the Illinois River. Being on the water in a canoe was not Jim and Virginia’s favorite thing to do, but I respected their commitment to family fun. My prayers go out to the Bridges family. Virginia will be greatly missed.

  2. Virginia was my mother in law’s best friend. I have heard many stories over the years about the Kennedys and Bridges. There was a special bond there and I always admired Etta Marie and Virginia’s friendship. I think they talked on the phone every day. Virginia welcomed me from the beginning and she was always so nice to me. I know she will be missed by many. I’m grateful I knew her.

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