Frieda Bridges Sumner

Frieda Bridges Sumner, age 84, of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky. Mrs. Sumner and her late husband Eugene were the former co owners of Twin Lakes Electric, an electrical contracting business founded by her late husband.  She also worked at the Cadiz Antique Mall in downtown Cadiz.  She was active in the Trigg County Homemaker's Club where she had been a member for over 50 years and sang in the Homemaker's Choir.  She was a lifetime member of the Thomas-Bridges Association, as well as a long-time supporter and donor of the local American Red Cross Blood Drive. Mrs. Sumner was a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church in the Maple Grove Community of Trigg County.

She is survived by two sons, Lewis Sumner and Chris Sumner (Danita), both of Cadiz; one daughter, Janie Sumner, Cadiz; five grandchildren, Anita Harper, Thomas Harper (Sarah), Benjie Harper (Kathy), Jodi Mendez (Jason), and Landon Sumner; and seven great grandchildren, Addison Harper, Riley Harper, Taylor Butts, Avery Harper, Emma Mendez, Caleb Mendez, and Shepherd Mendez.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ira Clifton Bridges, Sr. and Flo Templeton Bridges; her husband, Eugene Lewis Sumner; two brothers, M.D. Bridges and Ira Bridges, Jr.; and one sister, Barbara McBride.

Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, where the family will receive friends after 4:00 PM on Wednesday, September 20, 2017.  Funeral services will be at Maple Grove Baptist Church, 3514 Maple Grove Road, Cadiz, at 2:00 PM on Thursday, September 21, 2017, with the Reverend Mike Wimberley and his wife Tammy officiating.  An additional visitation will be held at Maple Grove Baptist Church on Thursday, September 21 from 12:00 PM until the funeral time of 2:00 PM.  Burial will follow the funeral service at the Starkie Thomas Cemetery in Trigg County.

Memorial contributions can be made to Starkie Thomas Cemetery Fund, c/o Janie Sumner, 1133 Floyd Sumner Road, Cadiz, KY 42211. 

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Janie, Lewis & Chris I am so very sorry for you loss. Your mom was one special lady. I was thinking about all of us and how things have changed, but it also brought back so many memories when we were all young. I always wondered if our mom's really liked all the coon hunts they had to endure. I know we always had fun. Mom and Dad sends their love and will be praying for you all. Love you

Janie, Lewis, Chris (and families), I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Frieda and I was not able to make it to Cadiz tonight or tomorrow for visitation as I would have liked. I appreciated her very much and the friend she was to my Mom, myself and family. I recall many childhood trips to Bible School and homemaker club meetings with Ms. Frieda, as my Mom did not drive. There are no words that can ease the loss of a mother, but knowing that the support of friends and family are out there, certainly helps. God bless you as you go thru the funeral tomorrow and the days to come.

We are so sorry for your families loss. Prayers and Christian Love Betty and Robert Latham

Janie, so sorry to read of your mother's passing. I remember her so well. My mother thought a lot of her.

I am very sorry to hear of Cousin Freida's recent death. May she rest in peace. Sincerely, Cousin Susan Thomas Bridges Evans, Georgia
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