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Jennings Woodrow Bridges / November 14, 2017
Jennings Woodrow Bridges, age 100, of Boydton, and formerly of Chase City, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. He was born Aug. 19, 1917 in Charlotte County, to the late Virgil Lee Bridges and Bertha Crowe Bridges. He was a World War II Army Veteran and a member of the VFW Post 8163 in Clarksville. During World War II, he was a member of Company E 116th Infantry 29th division, also known as the Stonewall Brigade, and they were on the first wave to Normandy.

Jennings is survived by one brother, Burwell Lee Bridges and wife, Joyce of Keysville, niece and caregiver, Helen Bridges Rogers and husband, Jimmy of Boydton, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; and two brothers, R.E. Bridges and Walter Bridges.

A graveside service with Military Honors by the National Guard and American Legion Post 43 was held Friday, Nov. 10, at Woodland Cemetery in Chase City.

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Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements.

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