Bradford, Geraldine Beck (Cleveland)

Friday, February 1, 2013

Geraldine Beck Bradford, 76, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at the family residence. 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Herbert Wilbur Bradford Jr.; two brothers; and five sisters.

She was a retired hairdresser and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include daughters, Sheila Decker and her husband Jesse and Ronda Bradford both of Cleveland; her son, Matt Bradford and his wife Carol of Virginia; grandchildren, Cade and Brooks Bradford, Damon and Stacey Callahan, Toni Haney and her husband Randel, Ashley Hunt and her husband Brad, David and Megan Sheffield; none great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild, sister, Mary Ellen Jones of Cleveland; brother and sister-in-law, Randall and Barbara Bradford of Dalton; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Remembrance of Life Memorial Service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, February 2 at the North Chapel of the Jim Rush funeral homes with Pastor Phillip Smith officiating. 

The family will receive friends Saturday, February 2 from 2-4 p.m. at the Jim Rush Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements. 

The body was donated for medical research.

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