Irma Louise Newman Bridges, 98, departed this earth to be with our heavenly Father on July 13, 2016 in Monticello after a long and wonderful life. Born July 4, 1918 in Caseyville, Lincoln County, Mississippi, “Sister” was the second of eight children and eldest daughter born to Amos Newman, Sr. and Golda Wooley Newman. A joint funeral service was held for Irma and her granddaughter, Alicia Bridges on July 23, 2016, at Monticello First Baptist Church with Reverend Larry D. Lenoir as Officiating Pastor and Reverend Amos D. Bridges delivering the eulogy. Funeral arrangements were by R.E. Tyler Funeral Home, Inc.