Mary Louise (Tanner) Bradford

Friday, June 15, 2018
Mary Bradford

Mary Louise (Tanner) Bradford, 90, of Rector, Ark., passed from this life June 14, 2018, at Rector Rehab and Nursing Center in Rector.

She was born August 23, 1927, in Clay County, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Robert Celeston "R.C." Tanner and Mary Rosetta (Trout) Tanner.

She was united in marriage to Lewis Bradford on Feb. 21, 1944, and to this union two children were born.

She was a retired Piggott School Cafeteria worker, and also a charter member of the Blooming Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lewis; two brothers, Roy Tanner and Pat Tanner; and two sisters, Virginia "Tootsie" Carman and Glenda Jean Tanner.

She is survived by her son, Lindall Bradford of Rector; a daughter, Janey (Michael) Jetton of Rector; two sisters, Lois Bradford of Rector and Donna Haywood of Piggott, Ark.; five grandchildren, Latisha (Ricky) Johnson and Johnny (Lindsay) Jetton of Rector, Katie (Justin) Huckabee of Marmaduke, Ark., Tiffany (Brent) Kopiness of Rector and Angie Dibble of Wisconsin; along with eight great-grandchildren Joshua, Kacey, and Laura Johnson, Levi Huckabee, Kason and Collin Jetton, and Brayden and Emily Kopiness.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday June 15, at Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday June 16, at Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home with Bro. Robert Moore and Bro. Owen Little officiating. Burial will be at Mitchell Cemetery in Greenway, Ark.

Pallbearers are Gary Bradford, Jordan Brannon, Justin Huckabee, Johnny Jetton, Joshua Johnson, Keith Haywood, Brent Kopiness and Shane Newman.