Iva Lee Bridges
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Iva Lee Bridges, 87, died Thursday, May 15, 2014 at the John Paul II Nursing Home in Kenedy, Texas, following an extended illness. Iva Lee was born December 26, 1926 to William David and Verda Iva ((Massey) Walton at George West, Texas. She was a nurse for 30 years for the McMullen County ISD.

She was preceded in death by her parents William David and Verde Iva Walton. Her sisters Allene Skinner and Demah Lemley, and her husbands Robert Mapes in 1956 and Aldrew “Pete” Bridges in 1996.

Survivors include:

Son - Robert (Faye) Bridges of Jourdanton, Texas; Daughter – Mary Ann (Douglas) Franke of Kenedy, Texas.

She was blessed with 4 grandchildren - Deborah Franke of Austin, Texas; Kim (Dustin) Loveland of Miami Florida, Katie (Russell) Jaskinia of LaVernia, Texas, and Melissa Bridges of Adkins, Texas. She has 1 great-granddaughter Macie Jaskinia of LaVernia, Texas.

2 brothers – David “Bud” (Vi) Walton of George West, Texas and John (Wonda) Walton of George West, Texas.

2 Sisters – Illa Mae (Euel) Hines of George West and Willie Ruth Ford of Houston, Texas.

She was blessed with numerous nieces and nephews that will love her and miss her dearly.

Visitation will be Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 5-8 PM with a Rosary recited at 7 PM at Roberson Funeral Home, Three Rivers, Texas.

Funeral Service will be Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 2 PM at Roberson Funeral Home, Three Rivers, Texas, with Pat Traxler officiating services. Pallbearers are Bill Skoruppa, Jimmy Hines, Bernard Ray Lemley, Mark Walton, Larry Busby and David Franke. Honorary Pallbearers are Scott Mapes, David “Bud” Walton, Dustin Loveland, Russell Jaskinia and Frank Franklin.

Burial will follow at the Three Rivers, Cemetery, Three Rivers, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Alzheimer’s Assoc. 4687 N. Mesa Ste 200 El Paso, TX 79912; or to John Paul II Nursing Home 209 South 3rd Street Kenedy, Texas 78119.

Services entrusted to Roberson Funeral Home, Three Rivers, Texas. For Online condolences, you can visit our website at

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