Mrs. Jeanette Bradley, 76, of Maryville, Mo., was called home to God and her beloved husband Arnold on Oct. 7, 2010.
Mrs. Bradley was born Oct. 17, 1933, in Red Oak, Iowa. She was the last surviving child of William Reilly and Gladys Rogers. She moved at a young age with her family to Hamburg where she spent many idyllic years as a child and young adult.
Mrs. Bradley graduated from Hamburg High School and the Capitol Beauty School in Omaha, Neb. She worked for a brief time as a beautician at Brandeis in Omaha, Neb., before realizing her dream as a homemaker when she married the love of her life Arnold L. Bradley in May of 1956. She was a devoted wife and loving stay-at-home mom to six children.
Mrs. Bradley loved cheering and hand wringing at wrestling matches, attending band performances, celebrating birthdays, playing card games and any other activity involving her children or grandchildren. She spent much of her time and energy as a caregiver to family members.
Mrs. Bradley's family was her pride, her joy and her life.
She is survived by her, children Michael (Becky) Bradley of Des Moines, Linda Metty of Aylett, Va., Jeffrey (Holly) Bradley of Waterloo, IDeborah (David) DiNenna of Ft. Meade, Md., James (Heddy) Bradley of Kansas City, Mo., and John (Cindy Poindexter) Bradley of Kansas City Mo.; and eight grandchildren, Steven, KayeLani, and Jennifer Bradley, from Des Moines, Katelin Hemmingsen of Ft. Meade, Md., Caleb Bradley of Kansas City, Mo., Jacob and Morgan Bradley of Waterloo, and Ian Bradley of Kansas City Mo.
She was preceded in death by her husband Arnold L Bradley; her parents; her brother, David Rogers, and sisters Gloria Harrell and Cleo Sue Martin.
Funeral services were 11 a.m. today (Monday) at the Baptist Church in Hamburg, with Pastor Tom Beutler officiating. Burial folllowed the services in the Hamburg Cemetery.
Visitation with the family was from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg.
Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg is in charge of the arrangements.
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