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Ada Phelps Lughart, 71, of Deltaville died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, while vacationing with her husband in Orlando, Fla.
She was the daughter of the late Alvin and Elizabeth Bridges and was preceded in death by her brothers William and Harold Bridges.
Ada, affectionately known as "Meme," was a kind and generous person and a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed traveling with her soul mate, Dick, and spending time with family and caring for her pets.
She is survived by her husband, Richard "Dick" Lughart; daughter Teresa Nagy; three sons, Sidney Jr., Calvin and Jimmy Phelps; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a sister, Betty Robbins; a brother, Vernon Bridges; two sisters-in-law, AJ and Carole; and a host of nieces and nephews.
A funeral officiated by the Rev. Rita Staul will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, in the chapel of Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point. Interment will follow in Bellamy UMC Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, Dec. 30, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions in Ada's memory may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 2201 W. Broad St., Richmond, Va. 23220.