F. Emogene Bridgewater, 88, of Spencer, W.Va., passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2013, at the Roane General Hospital in Spencer.
She was born on March 13, 1925 in Roane County, a daughter of the late Robert Randolph and Velva Susan Niday Morehead. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by a daughter, Kathryn Brandenstein of Spencer; two sons, Daniel and Grace Baum and Richard and Jean Baum, both of Spencer; two step-daughters, Marcie Williams and Roxanne and Eric Essex; a step-son, John and Dee Bridgewater; a sister, Eloise and Roland Conner of Cottageville, W.Va.; a brother, Frank and Carolyn Morehead of Mogadore, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Kay Morehead; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her children's father, Donald C. Baum; her second husband, Harold Bridgewater; two sisters, Justine Jones and Frances Miller; five brothers, William, Raymond, Deat, John, and Bob Morehead; and two granddaughters, Amanda Baum and Sandra Baum Lintner.
A service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home in Spencer, with Pastor Walter Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Egypt Ridge Cemetery near Spencer. Visiting is two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.