Published 6:07 pm Friday, February 3, 2017
Mr. Joseph Lee Bridwell, age 82, of LaGrange, passed away on February 3, 2017 at the Florence Hand Home. Mr. Bridwell was born on March 1, 1934 in Camilla, Georgia to the late Robert Arthur Bridwell and Odessa Lee Joines Bridwell. He was the Owner/Operator of Bridwell Body Shop for many years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Ira Bridwell, Mac Bridwell and Ann Eley. Survivors include his son, Dean Bridwell and his wife Nikki; daughter, Margaret Leeann Fuson and her husband Joe E. Fuson, ll; brother, Benjamin Bridwell; sisters, Margaret Newton and Patsy Sims; grandchildren, Zachary G. Bridwell, Emily A. Bridwell, Joe E. Fuson, lll and Elizabeth A. Fuson; extended family and friends. Services for Mr. Bridwell will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Grace Baptist Church with Rev. Donnie Benefield officiating. On line condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginsfuneralhomes. com. Higgins LaGrange Chapel Funeral Home, 706-884-7117.