Ida (Puggie) Farrington Bridges, 91 died Friday, November 22, 2019, in the home of her daughter.
Born in Salisbury, MD she was the daughter of the late Andrew James Turner, Sr. and Annie Johnson Turner. Her husband Columbus Boyd Farrington preceded her in 1961.
She was a graduate of the former Salisbury Colored High School. Upon graduation, she attended a secretarial school.
She retired after several years from the Wicomico County Board of Education where she was formerly employed as a secretary, teacher’s assistant, and substitute teacher. She was also a former employee of the former Campbell Soup Company, Inc. She was a Foster Grandparent for the Judah Cultural Center in Salisbury.
She was a lifelong member of St. James AME Zion Church where she formerly participated with several church organizations and clubs.
Her survivors include four children; Boyd (Aleta) Farrington of Jacksonville, NC and Kevin (Faith) Farrington of Fayetteville, NC; Faye ( George “Punchy”) Wright of Chance, MD and Gay (Jeremiah, Jr.) Arrington of Salisbury, MD; fifteen grandchildren, twenty-two great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Two siblings: Edna Gale and Andrew “Pete” Turner preceded her in death.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, November 30, 2019, at St. James AME Zion Church, 521 Mack Avenue, Salisbury, MD where friends may view two hours prior to service. Interment will be in Green Acres Memorial Park, Salisbury, MD.
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