Leverne “Big Daddy” Bridges, 77, died Saturday, October 18, 2008 at the Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Services for Mr. Bridges were held on Saturday, October 25 at Mt. Zion M.B. Church in Hattiesburg, with Pastor Albert Parker, Jr. officiating. Interment was in the South Hill Cemetery, with Laird Mortuary, Inc. in charge of all arrangements.