May 14, 2014

Pat Bridgman

Pat Bridgman, 75, of Chatsworth, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at her residence.  She had lived most of her life in the Chattanooga and Chatsworth areas, and she had worked as a CNA for hospice for more than 10 years. She was an active member of Grace Bible Church in Chatsworth and her passions in life were God, church, family and always being there for others to be of encouragement and lend a helping hand. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Benny Bridgman, and five brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her children, John M. Carter Jr. of Chesapeake, Va., Jeannie M. Henner of East Brainerd, Tenn., and Benjamin Bridgman of Lakeland, Fla.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Condolences may be sent to In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society at

Graveside services are today at 11 a.m. at Whitfield Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Chuck Clark and the Rev. David Cox officiating.

Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.

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