Thursday, May 21, 2009

Nadean Bradford, 94, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2009, in St. John's Hospital, Cassville.

She was born July 3, 1914, in Flat Creek, Mo., the daughter of Everett E. and Hattie B. (Hudson) Jordan. She was united in marriage to Leonard Zinn and to this union two daughters were born. Leonard preceded her in death. On Oct. 16, 1940, in Pineville, she was united in marriage to Earl Bradford who died in 1990. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Jim; her twin baby sister, Pauline; a baby brother, Woodrow; and a sister, Reba Patton.

Survivors include: two daughters, Barbara Steverson and her husband, Jerry, of Cassville, and Vera Wuellner and her husband, Don, of Alton, Ill.; one son, Edward "Eddie" Bradford and his wife, Merle, of Cassville; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She received her education at Cato and Cassville. For many years she was a cook in restaurants in this area including Roaring River, Crowe's and Hancock Dinner House. She was a member of Roaring River Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Doyle Russell and Rev. Paul Yarnall conducted the services. Burial was at Clio Cemetery, Jenkins.

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