Nada Bradford

Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Nada Ellen Bradford, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006, at the Lutheran Home.

She was born Oct. 23, 1908, at Diehlstadt, Mo., daughter of W.A. and Nettie McGinnis English. She and W.E. Anderson were married July 21, 1924, at Diehlstadt. He died March 10, 1968. She later married T.C. Bradford July 18, 1980, at Oran, Mo. He died May 28, 1994.

Bradford was active in the Morley community and school district. She had been a bookkeeper at Benton Court House and at B&B Salvage in Jackson, and was activity director at Cape LaCroix Nursing Home.

She was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church and Bonnie Roberts Sunday School Class.

Survivors include three daughters, Wilma Friga and Mary Baker of Cape Girardeau, Francys Winder of Lewiston, Idaho; two stepsons, Dr. John Bradford of Bardstown, Ky., Larry Bradford of St. Louis; two stepdaughters, Sharon Klein of St. Louis, Sarah Bradford of Sadieville, Ky.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; 11 stepgrandchildren; 11 great-stepgrandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren and great-great-stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, three brothers and a sister.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 11 a.m. to service time Thursday.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Dr. Derek Staples officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens at Morley.