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Ossie E. Bradford
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1893
Death: Jun. 21, 1940

Would you please add his birth date of 26 Oct 1893 per his WWI Draft Registration card.

And please add the link to his parents as follows:
Father: John Calvin Bradford, Memorial # 25723379
Mother: Mary Caroline Luvenia Sockwell Bradford, Memorial # 48777024

Thanks,
Janie Light
Austin, Texas

obit
Times Daily - June 21, 1940

JOINT RITES FOR FATHER, SON SET

Bradfords To Be Laid To Rest On Saturday

Ossie E. Bradford, aged 44, of Luclan, Miss., son of John C. Bradford, of Muscle Shoals City, who passed away Thursday morning, died this morning at 3:15 o'clock at a hospital in Philadelphia, Miss., after an illness of two months.

Because of his death, final rites set for the elder Mr. Bradford, this afternoon were posponed, Double funeral services will be held on Saturday morning at 10 o'clock at the Okolona Baptist church, conducted by Rev. T.J. Rose, Rev. J.L. Caincs and Rev. Clarence Palmer. Burial will follow in Glendale cemetery, on the Joe Wheeler highway. Brown-Service directing. The Masons will be in charge of rites at the grave for the father.

The younger Mr. Bradford left Tuscumbia, 16 years ago, and since has been engaged in paving work as a plant superintendent, moving from place to place over the South as his work required. He was a member of the Okolona Baptist church, and had many friends here who leaned with deep regret of his death.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Freddie Bradford; a son, O.E., Jr. and three daughters, Mrs. Annie Stone, montgomery; Mrs. Eola Leonard, Chattanooga and Mrs. Loyce Creekmore, Tuscumbia.

Pallbearers for the younger Mr. Bradford will be John B. Sockwell, Davis McBride, Willie Muhan, Ed Smith, J.E. Driver, John Elledge.

Pallbearers for the father will be John R. Underwood, George McBride, J.A. Branscome, O.F. McGuyer, Percy Hoskins, John Myhar.

The elder Mr. Bradford is survived by five sons, Will, Luther, Claud, Lonnie and Charles Bradford, Muscle Shoals City; two daughters, Mrs. Elsie Carpenter, Muscle Shoals City; Mrs. Will McGuyer, Muscle Shoals City; a brother, Fred Bradford, Tuscumbia, route one, and two half-brothers, Bob and Ed Gray, Tuscumbia, route one, grand children and eight great-grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  John C. Bradford (1861 - 1940)
  Mary Caroline Luvenia Sockwell Bradford (1868 - 1934)
 
 Children:
  Ann Bradford Starnes (1912 - 2000)*
  Eola Bradford Leonard (1916 - 2009)*
  Ossie Elvin Bradford (1919 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  John William Bradford (1887 - 1959)*
  Luther Hardey Bradford (1889 - 1953)*
  Ossie E. Bradford (1893 - 1940)
  Claude Wakefield Bradford (1896 - 1949)*
  Lonnie Edward Bradford (1899 - 1970)*
  Charles Walker Bradford (1902 - 1979)*
  Mary Elsie Bradford Carpenter (1906 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Glendale Cemetery
Leighton
Colbert County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: Scrappy
Record added: Apr 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25723369
Ossie E. Bradford
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Ossie E. Bradford
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Ossie E. Bradford
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