Alberta Johnson Bradford

Published 6:00 am Friday, February 20, 2004

Services for Albert Johnson Bradford of Roxie are 1 p.m.,Sunday, Feb. 22, at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Kirbywith burial in the church cemetery. Tyler Funeral Home is in chargeof arrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from noon until 1 p.m., at the church.

Mrs. Bradford, 86, died Feb. 16, 2004, at her residence. She wasborn in Franklin County on Nov. 12, 1917, to Albert Johnson andZilphia Johnson.

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She was a dietitian at Meadville Nursing Home. She was a memberof Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Kirby.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, HenryBradford; her sisters, Lucendia Limbrick, Elvira Bryant, Emma Byrd,Caroline Hunt, Hannah Johnson and Lena; and her brothers, TerryCheatam, Sterling Cheatam and Allen Johnson.

Survivors are her daughters, Ruth Bradford, Vermall Smith andInez Dillon, all of Roxie, and Dorothy McClendon of Inkster, Mich.;her sons, Woodrow Bradford of Meadville, Leon Bradford of Bude,Walter Bradford of Leesville, La., and Malcolm Bradford ofJacksonville, Fla.; 19 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and ahost of nieces and nephews.