Mary Alice Bridewell, 89, of Lake Village, died on July 28, 2017 at her residence.
Mrs. Bridewell was born on July 5, 1928 to William Wise Guise and Bertha Stinson Guise. She attended Arkansas State Teacher’s College (UCA) where she met the love of her life, Charles (Charlie) Edward Bridewell. They were married for almost 62 years and were residents of Montrose for 40 years before moving to Lake Village. They loved to travel together and with friends, and treasured their 25 years of traveling to Canada. She enjoyed playing bridge and was a member of several civic clubs, including Lake Village Century Club, and the VIP Investment Club. She was a member of the Montrose Methodist Church for 80 years and attended Lake Village United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Bridewell, known as “Shug” to all of her family, is survived by her two sons, Charles William Bridewell and Robert Guise Bridewell, Sr. and his wife, Mellie, all of Lake Village; five grandsons, William Burke Bridewell, Charles Edmund Bridewell, Robert Guise Bridewell, Jr. and wife, Payton, William Alexander Bridewell and wife, Autumn, Andrew Owen Bridewell and wife, Lanie; and two granddaughters, Lillie Garland Watson and Camille Lewis Watson.
Our family would like to extend a warm thank you to her caregivers: Donna, Jackie, Ruby, and especially Antonio.
Graveside services and burial are 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 1, 2017 in the Holy Innocents Cemetery in Lake Village with Rev. Bill Fish officiating. A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the Lakeside United Methodist Church in Lake Village.
Pallbearers are Robert Guise Bridewell, Jr., William Alexander Bridewell, Andrew Owen Bridewell, Charlie Edmund Bridewell, Earl Ashley and Reagan Clark.
Memorials may be made to the Lakeside United Methodist Church, PO Box 192, Lake Village, Arkansas 71653.