Jacquelyn S. Bridgers, 87

Jacquelyn S. Bridgers, 87, passed away on Monday August 21, 2017. She was born in Greensboro, NC, to the late Hilton and Nell Rees Smothers. She has lived in Jacksonville most of her life. She is preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, James D. Bridgers. Jacquelyn lived a full life traveling thru out the United States and visited every state. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and will be dearly missed by all. She was a longtime member of Dunn’s Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include her son Mike Dumas (Melanie); daughters, Sandi Smith,(Keith), Gail Collins, and Linda Merrow (Albert); brother, Giovanni Dattoli; sister, Gwen Pratt; 7 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson. And a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at the graveside in Ferreira Cemetery on Friday August 25, 2017 at 10am, with Rev. Dave Malmberg officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday (today) from 6pm until 8pm at Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Road. 714-1110