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Gloria Coggins Bridges

Gloria Coggins Kelly Bridges 75, of Sanford passed away Tuesday October 27, 2020. Memorial service will be held at Rogers Pickard Funeral Home, at 7:00pm Wednesday, November 4, 2020.


Mrs. Bridges is preceded in death by her parents Ernest Lee Coggins and Elsie Bullard Coggins, also her husbands William Eddie Kelly and Allen Ray Bridges and her brother Larry Coggins.


Gloria is survived by her daughter Sherri Reynolds (Paul) and son Michael Kelly of Sanford; grandson Trevor Reynolds; sister Ann Coggins Schrotenboer (Dirk) of Michigan, Carol Coggins of New York, brother Wayne Coggins (Nancy) of Greensboro and sister-in-law Vera Coggins of Va.


The family will greet friends from 5:30 until 7:00pm Wednesday (11/4/2020) prior to the memorial service at 7:00pm.


 In lieu of flowers Memorials can be made to Rogers Pickard Funeral Home for funeral expenses or Grace Chapel Church; 2605 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford, NC 27332.

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A candle was lit in memory of Gloria Bridges

Jack and Betty Oldham(Oak Island) Feb 6 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear Gloria had passed. Only recently found out. I visited her a few times at Westfield with my Mama - Boots Tucker and also I visited hafter Mama passed. They worked together at Whitin-Roberts and were very dear friends. I know her and Mama were so happy when they met in heaven. Would have loved to have seen their reunion . God has a beautiful person inside and out now in his presence. Rest In Peace Gloria .

Kathy Tucker Hyde Jan 16 2021 12:00 AM

Some wonderful teenage memories with Gloria . I was blessed to be able to call her my friend . Please find comfort in knowing others knew she was as beautiful inside as she was outside .

Brenda Baker Potts Nov 5 2020 12:00 AM

Sherri, Michael, and family,
We are so sorry to hear of Glorias passing. She was such a faithful member of the choir and a wonderful Christian lady. Praying for you all.

Allan and Tammy Strickland Oct 31 2020 12:00 AM

Thank you for your sweet words. My precious Mother will surely leave a void in all of our hearts.

Sherri Reynolds Oct 30 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gloria Bridges

Phil Register Oct 30 2020 12:00 AM

Sherri, Michael and family,
Please know we continue to lift you all up in our prayers during these difficult days. Gloria was one of my very best friends all through school and we stay connected during adulthood. She was one of the sweetest people I have ever known and I loved her dearly. Heaven is definitely sweeter with her being there.

Barbara and Barry Cashion Oct 30 2020 12:00 AM

Gloria was such a sweet lady, I cant ever remember her saying anything bad about anyone. Lots of childhood memories spent at the Coggins home! Carol and family you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Ann Conder Apple Oct 30 2020 12:00 AM

To the family...you are in my thoughts and in my heart as you mourn the loss of Gloria. I have many childhood memories of time spent with Carol and this sweet family...

Carol Cole Hudson Oct 29 2020 12:00 AM

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