Ethel Lou Fender Bradford, age 82, of the Little Creek Community, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 13, 2023, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Howard and Pearl Edwards Fender. Ethel was also preceded in death by her husband, Junior Ray Bradford; identical twin sons, Kelly Joe and Keith Jason Bradford; a son, Patrick Ray Bradford; and her father and mother-in-law, Joe and Nellie Hensley Bradford.
She was a longtime member of Higgins Free Will Baptist Church and loved her family with all her heart, and of course, her flowers.
Surviving is her daughter, Crystal Bradford Peterson (Mike) and daughter-in-law, April Bradford, both of Burnsville; grandchildren: Ashleigh Jones (Christian) of Burnsville, Mikayla Beysher (Austin) of Leicester, Levi Bradford of Kodak, Tennessee, and Brayden Wyatt of Burnsville; great-grandson, Chapel Jones of Burnsville and baby Beysher on the way. She is also survived by a sister, Norma Edwards (Alden) of Burnsville; brothers: Ezra Fender of Burnsville, Larry Fender (Sandra) of Marion, and Darius Fender (Hope) of Burnsville; sister-in-law, Judy Robinson (Eddie) and brother-in-law, Albert Bradford (Georgia), both of Burnsville; special loved ones, Jennifer Huskins and Curtis Hughes; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends as well.
Funeral Services will be held in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home at 2 o’clock on Thursday, March 16, 2023. The family will receive friends and loved ones two hours prior to service time. Reverend Adam Bradford will officiate. Burial will follow in the Fender Cemetery on Bee Log where Reverend Keith Miller will also officiate.
Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home is respectfully serving the Bradford family.
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