Surrounded by her loving family and caregivers, Arlie “LaDell” Bridges passed peacefully from this life on the morning of January 9, 2020. LaDell was born to Delmer and Minnie Pearl (Caldwell) Blackburn on February 16, 1940 near Hastings, Oklahoma. On August 20, 1956 LaDell married the love of her life, Loyd “Bud” C. Bridges, Jr. Bud and LaDell built a life together with their four children; Loyd, Clay, Pam & Cindy. LaDell was a loving and faithful wife of 58 years; a mother; grandmother; great-grandmother; daughter; sister; aunt and friend. She had a passion for her family, friends, beloved pets and gardening.
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LaDell was preceded in death by her husband; parents; cherished grandmother, Rena; sister, Janice Beebe; son-in-law, Johnnie Campbell and numerous family & friends that she dearly loved. LaDell is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Loyd & Sheila Bridges; son and daughter-in-law, Clay & Sabrina Bridges; daughter, Pam Campbell; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy & Rob Day; and sister, Karen Darrow. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews & lifelong friend, Johnnie Sue.
To celebrate the life of LaDell, a private graveside ceremony for family will be held at a later date in the Hastings Cemetery, Hastings, Oklahoma.
In lieu of flowers, the family greatly appreciates donations to Hospice Circle of Love or the Alzheimer’s Association with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodian of the funds.
Condolences may be made to www.ladusauevans.com.