Disciples News Service

Christian education director for DHM Billye P. Bridges dies

Billye BridgesThe Rev. Dr. Billye P. Bridges passed away during the late evening hours of Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, after a brief hospitalization.  She was director of Christian education for Disciple Home Missions from 2003 until her death. From 1996 to 2003 she served DHM as director of specialized Christian Education. A memorial tribute to Bridges is in the Disciples Center and a special mention of her work and service occurred during the Ash Wednesday chapel service. To leave condolences, click here, or you can read the full obituary.

Viewing will be Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Light of the World Christian Church, 4646 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN  46228, 317-254-5922. The funeral service will be Saturday, Feb. 25 at noon in the same location.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Billye Bridges Faith & Life Institute Scholarship Fund payable to Disciples Home Missions Fund, P.O. Box 1986, Indianapolis, IN  46206.