Funeral services for Hazel Irene Bradley, 99, Peace Valley, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 10, 2017 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bradley passed away at 12:05 a.m., Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Brooke Haven Health Care.
She was born October 27, 1917, at Thomasville, Missouri, to Robert Martin Thompson and Alma Nettie Fisher Thompson. On July 8, 1939, she was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Lawrence Ruel Bradley, who preceded her in death on February 19, 2004. Mrs. Bradley worked as a cook for West Plains High School for twenty-eight years. She had also been a cook at West Plains Health Care and Hammond Mill Bible Camp. She loved baking cookies for her grandchildren and for Bible School. Mrs. Bradley enjoyed cooking for her family and neighbors and was known for her delicious pies. She was excellent at quilting and kept an immaculate yard and flower gardens. In her younger years she was active in 4-H, quilting clubs and various community activities. Mrs. Bradley was a member of Bennett Chapel Church and had attended Church of the Brethren and most recently at Assembly of God Church of Pomona.
She is survived by two sons, Martin Bradley and wife, Stella, West Plains, Missouri and Melvin Bradley and wife, Christine, Peace Valley, Missouri; six grandchildren, Tim Bradley and wife, Sandy, Harrison, Tennessee, Tereana Kerr, Papillion, Nebraska, Tammy Adelsberger, Peace Valley, Missouri, Cynthia Edwards and husband, Michael, Anchorage, Alaska, Sherry Smith and husband, Brian, West Plains, Missouri and Saundra Bradley, Peace Valley, Missouri; eighteen great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, one son, Kenneth Bradley, infant twin siblings, three brothers, Russell Thompson, R.M. “Babe” Thompson and Bernard Thompson, three sisters, Marie Miles, Maxine Nivens and Mary Ann Brown and one great-niece, Carrie Womack, precede her in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the New Hope Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideon Bible Society or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.