The Pryor Times

January 4, 2014

Obituary- Bridges

PRYOR, OK — Funeral services for Shane Bridges, 33, Chelsea formerly of Chouteau, are  2p.m. Monday, Jan. 6 at First Baptist Church in Chouteau. The Rev. Lorne Beck will officiate with burial following at Chouteau West Cemetery. Visitation is 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday. Services are under the direction of Key Funeral Home in Pryor.

Shane Allen Bridges was born on Jan. 24, 1980 in Claremore to Jerry Gene and Betty Ann (Wathen) Bridges. He died Jan. 1, at his home in Chelsea.

Bridges grew up and attended school in Chouteau. He attended Thunderbird Youth Academy in Pryor in 1996 then went on to get job training with Job Corp. He began working at the age of 17 and spent time learning welding, roofing and tree trimming and maintenance. He owned and operated Shane’s Tree Trimming. Shane was married in 2003 and from this marriage came two children, Blain and Alex. He and Janelle Crook were married on June 5, 2013 and they have a two month old son, Shane Jr., together. He was  step -father to Aaron, Jamie and Jordan. He enjoyed spending time with his kids, taking them hunting and fishing and just playing outdoors with them. Shane enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking.

He was a past member of First Baptist Church in Chouteau, where he was baptized as a child.

 He is survived by his wife Janelle of the home; three children, Blain Bridges, Alex Bridges and Shane Bridges Jr.;three stepchlidren; Aaron Crook, Jamie Hanks and Jordan Sullivan; mother Betty Ann Bridges-Jenkins and husband Danny of Locust Grove and father Jerry Gene Bridges and wife Latricia of Tulsa; five brothers: Jerry Bridges of Tulsa, James Bridges and wife Mindy of Chouteau, Mark Bridges and wife Kristen of Ft. Gibson,  Danny Jenkins of Locust Grove and Kaynen Bridges of Locust Grove; two nieces Miranda and Remington; and two nephews Champ and Hunter.

He was preceded in death by all of his grandparents.