Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1949 RJC

Nancy Phillips NANCY LEE PHILLIPS BRIDGE, 70, a longtime Grandview, TX resident, died on Oct. 5, 2002 after a long battle with cancer, with burial in Grandview. She was the wife of Bennie Bridge, owner/operator of grain elevators in Grandview. Nancy was a school teacher and enthusiastic bridge player. She was the daughter of the late Harlan W. and Bert Coleman Phillips, longtime Ranger residents where Harlan was a house-painter. She was born on Feb. 21, 1932 in Ranger, TX. Nancy married Bennie Bridge in 1956 in Weatherford, TX. They had two children. Mrs. Bridge was a member of the Texas State Teachers Association and received the "Teacher of the Year" award in 1997 from the Grandview Chamber of Commerce. Survivors at the time of her death: husband, Bennie Bridge of Grandview; son, David Bridge and wife, Donna of Grandview; daughter, Becky Ferrell of Dallas; and four grandchildren. Nancy was a 1949 Ranger High School graduate and attended Ranger Junior College. She also attended Sul Ross College & graduated from Texas Christian University in 1953.