April Nicole Bridgers

April Nicole Bridgers, 40, of Roanoke Rapids, died Thursday, March 13, 2014.

April, a native of Halifax County, graduated in the class of 1992 from Roanoke Rapids High School. She was a member of First Christian Church, where she enjoyed helping in the Sunday school office.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Jennifer Elizabeth Bridgers; her maternal grandfather, Robert R. Nowell, Sr.; and paternal grandparents, Charlie and Janie Morris.

April was a very kind-hearted and generous person who loved everyone. She especially enjoyed calling the morning talk show on 102.3, WPTM. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her niece and nephew.

April is survived by her parents, Edward Wayne and Betty Nowell Bridgers; her sister, Emily Bridgers Lawhorn and her husband, Shane, of Kenley; her niece, Emma Grace Lawhorn; her nephew, Brayden Lee Lawhorn; her grandmother, Mary Nowell, of Roanoke Rapids; special friend, Mark Warren of Darlington; aunts, Nancy Joyner and her husband, Dennis, Jonnie Miles and her husband, Charles, Rhonda Turner and her husband, Punk, Donna Morris, and Hazel Bridgers, all of Roanoke Rapids, Gilda Fowler and her, husband, Timmy, of Rocky Mount; uncle, Robbie Nowell and his wife, Tammy, of Roanoke Rapids; special great-aunt, Kathleen Stalls, and special great-uncle, Bobby Burton, both of Roanoke Rapids; several special cousins; and special friends at Easter Seals, New Day Fitness and her church family.

Funeral services will be held Monday, March 17, 2014 at 2 p.m. at First Christian Church in Roanoke Rapids, with Minister Bane Angles officiating.

Burial will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids.

The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at Askew Funeral and Cremation Services in Roanoke Rapids.

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