LaVerne Florence Bridges
1933 — 2021
LaVerne Florence Bridges, 87, of Ormond Beach, FL, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 16. She was born September 26, 1933, in Forest Park, IL, to Florence Marie (Ketter) and Bjarne Becker Andersen. LaVerne spent much of her childhood in Albany, GA, and graduated from Albany High School in 1950. Upon graduation from Sullins College in Bristol, VA, she enrolled at the University of Georgia, where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. In 1953 she married Mervyn L. Bridges. They made their home in Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth, and Arlington, TX, raising three sons there and in Ormond Beach. She leaves behind children: Cindy and Mervyn L. (Buddy) Bridges, Jr.; Niken and John A. (Andy)...