|Birth: ||Feb. 4, 1906|
|Death: ||Sep. 2, 1994|
St. Louis City
d/o James K Kavauaugh, birth & death dates & burial unknown.
Bessie Radford. daughter of James
Kavanaugh and Maggie Masters Kavanaugh.
was born Feb. 4. -1906 at Greenville. and
passed away Sept. 2. 1994 at St. Louis. Mo.
at the age of 88 years six months and 28 days.
Bessie was united in marriage to Elijah
Radford in 1922 and to this union nine
children were born.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
her husband Elijah Radford. one sister: Gettie
Radford. two infant children: lmo Radford
and Annie Radford.
She is survived by seven children. four
sons: James T. Radford and wife Shirley of
-Centerville• Mo .• Furman Radford and wife
Juanita of Steelville. Mo .• Everett Radford
and wife Betty of Bunker. Mo. and Thurman
Eugene Radford of Centerville. Mo .• three
daughters: Jeanette Fleming of St Louis.
Mo. Viola Self of Ellington. Mo .• Lois Counts
of Chillicothe. Mo .• 21 grandchildren. forty-
five great_grandchildren and five great-great
Bessie will be deeply missed by all who
knew and loved her.
Funeral services for Bessie Radford were
held Sept. 6. 1994 in the Spencer Chapel in
Bunker with Elder Carlton Mathes
officiating. Special music was provided by
the Locust Grove Choir .and Jane Spencer
Turner. Jane Spencer Turner served as
organist. Serving as pallbearers were Phillip
Radford. Craig Earnhart. Kevin Risher.
Christopher Todd. Tom Radford. James
Radford. Paul Radford. Serving as honorary
pallbearers were Gene Radford. J .R. Risher.
Interment was in the Little Radford Cemetery
Special music at the cemetery was provided
by Gene and Loretta Reese with all
arrangements under the direction of the
Spencer Funeral Home of Salem.
Jennie Margaret Masters Antis (1884 - 1967)
Elijah H Radford (1899 - 1975)
James Otto Radford (1923 - 1996)*
Golda Lorene Jeanette Radford Fleming (1924 - 1998)*
Furman Radford (1926 - 2010)*
Imo Radford (1929 - 1930)*
Annie Radford (1932 - 1933)*
Everett O Radford (1934 - 2016)*
Thurman Eugene Radford (1940 - 2013)*
Lois Carol Radford Counts (1948 - 2008)*
Bessie Kavanaugh Radford (1906 - 1994)
Johhny Gilbert Kavanaugh (1909 - 2000)*
Gettie Kavanaugh Radford (1913 - 1951)*
Little Radford Cemetery
Created by: betty radford
Record added: Oct 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11938835