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Martha J. Bridges

Martha J. Bridges, 92, of Linton, Indiana, went to Heaven peacefully on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Indianapolis. She was born on June 22, 1925, in Clinton County to Frank R. and Mary J. (Stern) Galvin. She married the love of her life, James A. Bridges, on Aug, 27, 1944.

Martha was a member of the Nine Mile Methodist Church and was a past member of the Manson Christian Church and Greene County Home Economics Club. She enjoyed quilting and growing flowers. Martha worked as a custodian and in the cafeteria at Clinton Prairie High School before retiring.

Survivors include three daughters, Linda A. (Art) Atkinson of Deatsville, Alabama, Katherine L. (Marco) Brown of Linton, Indiana, and Mary E. (Steve) Beaver of Mulberry; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Shirley (Morris) Egelhoff of Frankfort.

Martha was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James A. Bridges; daughter, Jane M. Sallee; and three brothers, Francis, George and John Ross Galvin.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton with Rev. Jack Shake officiating. Martha will be laid to rest in Fairview Cemetery in Linton.

Family and friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, April 13, and from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

All arrangements have been entrusted to James W. Meng Jr. and Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com.