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Linell Bridges passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 8, 2020, surrounded by her loving family at the age of 54. Linell was the daughter of Ardella Bridges and the late Jesse Bridges. She was a devoted mother of Dana M. Robinson (Lance) and Danielle D. Bridges (Justin). She was the loving grandmother to Camren A. Gaudet whom she adored. She was the loving sister of Helen D. Bridges-Sandifer (James D. Sr.), Michell Lofton (Willie) her twin and Jesse Bridges. She was a precious niece of Catherine Clark and Wilfred Bridges Sr. Her extended family members, Gilbert and Norma Johnson, Tracey Hubbard and Karen Williams, Danielle Smith and Frank McMillen (Kandice). She leaves to cherish many precious memories her nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends. Linell was a graduate of Alfred Lawless Senior High School class of 1984. She was employed at the Coke-Cola Bottling Company in the last 3 years of her life but her skills, and talents were most used in Real estate as a building manager for over 10 plus years. She loved spending time with her family, going to church, listening and singing to gospel music, playing the lottery but most of all sharing the love of God and ministry of Jesus Christ with everyone. She truly had the spirit of giving. There was not a person she would not give her time, money or gifts to.
Public visitation will be from 8:00am to 10:00am, due to COVID-19 all those attending is reminded to wear their own mask and to practice safe social distancing. The family deeply regrets that in keeping with the current protocol for social distancing and occupancy limitations, seating will not be available. Family and friends are invited to tune into a live stream on Facebook to view the Celebration of Life services. A Private Celebration of life services and burial will be held on August 15, 2020 at Good Faith Baptist Church located at 1703 Benton Street, New Orleans, LA 70117. Interment: Restlawn Park Cemetery. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave. New Orleans, LA 70125. Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book and to share their condolences, stories and memories at www.rhodesfuneral.com .