Loreta Curry Bridges passed away on Friday, January 14, 2022 in Mesquite, TX. She was born in Haskell, TX on April 13, 1926 and moved with her family to Three Rivers, TX when she was 11 years old. Loreta married Garland Lumas Bridges in 1943. She graduated from Three Rivers High School and received her Bachelor of Science degree from East Texas State College in 1965. She retired from the Garland Independent School District as a teacher for 20 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Garland.
Loreta was preceded in death by her husband, Garland Lumas Bridges, sons, Claude Dean Bridges and Gary Lane Bridges. Her father, Thomas Franklin Curry, mother, Eva A. Stone, sister, Velma Anderson Freiga and brother Charles Curry.
Loreta is survived by son, Charles Gene Bridges (wife Shelley Bridges), daughter-in-law Shawn Kingston Bridges, nephews, Quinton Anderson (wife Lee Anderson), and Frank Curry and nieces Linda Howe (husband John Howe) and Eva Curry Tiemann
Grandchildren: Mark Garret Bridges (wife Molly Bridges), Annella Rutherford (husband John Rutherford). Matthew Dean Bridges (partner Jenny Vaughn), Hillary Price (husband Nathan Price)
Great Grandchildren: Kingston Bridges, Grayson Bridges, Lily Rutherford, Nathan Jack Price
Graveside services will be held at Restland Cemetery-Crestview Section at 10:00 am on Friday, January 21, 2022.