Dorothy E. Bridgeman, 87, of Grayville passed away at 9:15 p.m., Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Wabash General Hospital in Mt. Carmel, IL. She was born in Fairfield, IL on June 24, 1934 the daughter of Edward and Nellie (Matthews) Wilson. She was one of 17 children. Dorothy married O D Bridgeman on June 9, 1956 and he preceded her in death on February 16, 2013. She had worked as a Secretary for the Grayville Mercury Independent and was member of the First Baptist Church in Grayville.
Dorothy is survived by her son, Brad (Susan) Bridgeman of Mt. Vernon, IL; three grandchildren, Trish Jourdan, Jessica Clark and Chelsea Bridgeman; two great-grandchildren, Brentley Jourdan and Mason Clark; several brothers and sisters and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, her daughter, Ginger Wurtz on November 1, 2015 and several brothers and sisters.
Funeral services for Dorothy E. Bridgeman, 87, of Grayville will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, February 10, 2022 at Campbell Funeral Home in Carmi with burial to follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Grayville. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until service time at 1:00 p.m. at Campbell Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy's memory to the American Heart Association and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home.