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Melba Elizabeth Murphy Bradam
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Birth: Nov. 28, 1917
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Sep. 26, 2007
Ada
Pontotoc County
Oklahoma, USA

MELBA BRADAM
Bradam, Melba Elizabeth, 89, passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2007. She was born November 28, 1917 in Oklahoma City to Milton and Effie Murphy. Melba lived in Oklahoma City with her mother, sister Margaret and brother Kenneth. She graduated from Central High School and worked at multiple jobs while attending classes at the University of Oklahoma. She married James Houston Johnson in 1936. They lived in Oklahoma City where they owned a service station until he was called to service in WWII. Following the war and college for Houston, they lived in Oklahoma while he pursued his coaching and teaching careers. After Houston's death, she pursued a career of her own. She loved being a teacher's aid for special education students. This job was followed by working as the school librarian for many years. Children were always a part of her life. She later moved to Ada where she married Lloyd Bradam and remained there after his death. Melba was a member of Asbury UMC of Ada. Her joys in life were her daughter, Kay; her grandchildren Heather and Kyle; and her great grandchildren Courtney, Kellen and Reese. She is survived by these family members and a brother Kenneth Murphy of Ada, OK.

Memorials may be made to her church, Asbury UMC, 508 W. 6th, Ada, OK 74820.

Graveside services will be held 10:00 A.M., Saturday, September 29, 2007 at Rosedale Cemetery in Ada under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home. She will be at the Criswell Funeral Home in Ada for viewing on Friday.

Resthaven Funeral Home, S.W. 104th and Walker,
OKC, OK 73139
405-691-1661

Obituary appeared in the Ada Evening News, 29 Sep 2007. 
 
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 Spouse:
  James Houston Johnson (1913 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rosedale Cemetery
Ada
Pontotoc County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Valita
Record added: Jul 09, 2008
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Melba Elizabeth <i>Murphy</i> Bradam
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