Helen Elizabeth Hoyle Bridges
Helen Elizabeth Hoyle Bridges
  • March 18, 1930 - December 15, 2013
  • Brooksville, Florida

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Helen Hoyle Bridges died Sunday in Palm Harbor. She passed just 3 days prior to the death of her husband of 62 years, Charles H. Bridges. She was 83.

A native of North Carolina and one of 3 children, Bridges was born in 1930 in Shelby. She attended East Carolina University and Catawaba College. She graduated from Catawaba College in 1951 with a degree in Home Economics.

Always interested in fashion, she was an accomplished Interior Decorator, with several of her projects featured in the Parade of Homes in the Tampa Bay area.

She was a dedicated wife and mother and was the consummate homemaker, entertainer and hostess.

She is survived by daughter Karen Bridges of Palm Harbor, FL; Daughter and son-in-law Linda and Mike Mitchell of Brooksville, FL; grandson Ryan Bridges of Palm Harbor, FL; Sister Dell Little of Chapel Hill, NC. Brother in law and sister in law Bob and Robin Bridges of Ponce de Leon, FL; Brother in law and sister in law Keith and Thelma Bridges of Madisonville, TN; Sister in law Linda Arnold of Madisonville, TN; Sister in law Suzanne Ogle of Tellico Plains, TN; and beloved nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. A visitation will be held from 3:00-4:00pm on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Moss Feaster Funeral Home in Palm Harbor, Florida.

A funeral service will be held at 4pm on Sunday following the visitation at the funeral home chapel with Chaplain Phyllis Shaughnessy officiating.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, December 27, 2013 at Southern Baptist Church Cemetery in Ruth, North Carolina with Reverend John Perry officiating.

Friend and family may sign the guest book at www.mossfeasterpalmharbor.com