Benjamin "Bennie" Lee Bridgers

April 1, 2013 

Benjamin “Bennie” Lee Bridgers, age 70, died Saturday, March 30, 2013.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. from Queen Anne Cemetery in Fountain by Rev. Douglas Owens.

Mr. Bridgers was a member of the Twin Acres Club and Telephone Pioneers. He retired from Bell South Telephone in Raleigh.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Langley Bridgers of the home; daughter, Myra Bridgers Mercer and husband, Walt of Greenville; son, Benjamin Lee Bridgers Jr. and wife, Kate Harris of Durham; sisters, Carol B. Lewis of Wake Forest and Marilyn B. Forbes of Zebulon; brother, Vertis Darrell Bridgers of Pinetops; five grandchildren, Griffin Mercer, Langley Mercer, Andrew Harris, Ada Bridgers, and Olive Bridgers.

The family will receive friends at Farmville Funeral Home Monday evening from 6 until 8:00 P.M.

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