Heaven has gained its top soprano soloist- Lynda “Sherry” Bridges Martin, 74, of Mt. Pleasant,. SC completed her earthly journey on Jan 10,2021 after valiantly battling Alzheimer’s and Dementia
The oldest of four children, Sherry was born in Charleston SC on May 27, 1946 to late Nita (Cook) and Tommy Bridges. Sherry attended Winthrop college on a vocal scholarship while studying to become a librarian. She was a part of her office softball team, was in numerous bowling leagues over the years, and hosted neighborhood Pinochle nights when she lived in Muskegon Michigan while raising her family. She spent countless hours crocheting baby blankets for the MUSC NIC unit. If anyone remembers one thing about Sherry it will be her beautiful singing voice. She retired from the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors, Education Department after 20years. In her free time, she enjoyed gardening cribbage and cooking family secret recipes. She loved creating memories with her daughter, granddaughter, family and friends. Sherry always had a song in her heart and a butterfly on her shoulder that will forever remain in our hearts.
In addition to her parents, Sherry was predeceased by her husband, Dennis Earl Martin, one brother, Shawn Bridges and her loving fiancé of fifteen years, Dennis Rebber.
She is survived by her loved daughter, Lynda Denise Martin Hodge; two brothers, David & Billy Bridges, One loved granddaughter, Javen Courtney Hodge, and numerous nieces and nephews.