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Karen Lynn (Rhea) Bridgman

February 10, 1954 ~ November 12, 2021 (age 67)


Karen Lynn (Rhea) Bridgman passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 12, at the age of 67.  She was born in Havre, Montana on February 10, 1954. Karen lived in Bryant, Arkansas since 2011. 

Karen will be forever cherished and remembered by her beloved son, Robbie; sisters: Marlis Wynne (Gary) and Kerry Reddick (Jocko); brother-in-law, Larry Bridgman (Nancy); and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Karen is preceded in death by her husband, Bob; her parents; Esther and Uell Rhea; and brother, Glen Rhea.

Karen worked at Benton Utilities. She rescued animals and always donated to animal rescue shelters. Karen loved being with family and friends and kept up with everyone on Facebook.  She enjoyed traveling and had friends all over the United States. Karen’s biggest love was for her son, Robbie.

Celebration of life will be held November 18, from 2:00-4:00 PM at Smith-Benton Funeral Home, 322 N. Market St., Benton, AR, 72015

A special thank you to all those who cared for our loved one at Baptist Hospital- Critical Care Unit. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to CARTI or your local animal shelter.

Services entrusted to Smith-Benton Funeral Home. Online guestbook: www.SmithFamilyCares.com. 

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Celebration of Life
November 18, 2021

2:00 PM
Smith - Benton Funeral Home
322 N. Market St.
Benton, AR 72015

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