Marie D. Bridwell


Passed: Friday, August 9, 2013
Funeral: Sunday, August 11, 2013

Age: 90
Location: Greer, SC

Emily Marie Dempsey Bridwell, 90, widow of Perry George Bridwell, of 201 Ridgewood Drive, died August 9, 2013 at the National Health Care in Greer.

A native of Greer, she was a daughter of the late Robert Rabbi and Mary Louise Griffin Dempsey, a retired employee of Milliken Research Corp. and member of Victor Baptist Church.


Surviving are two daughters, Brenda Vaughn and her husband, Rev. Billy E. Vaughn of Rutherfordton, NC and Sandra Dillard and her husband, Don Dillard of Greenville; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Paul and Robert Dempsey; a sister, Grace Dempsey, three half brothers and three half sisters.

Funeral Services:

Funeral services will be held 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Victor Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Ken Vickery and Rev. Billy E. Vaughn. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 until 3:15 p.m. Sunday at the church prior to the service.

The family is at their respective homes.

Memorials may be made to Victor Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1147, Greer, S.C. 29652 or to the charity of one?s choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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