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 Leona <I>Eller</I> Bradley

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Leona Eller Bradley

  • Birth 12 Jul 1919
  • Death 3 Jun 2014 Lawton, Comanche County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Mangum, Greer County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 85983257

Funeral service for Leona Eller Bradley, 94, Lawton, will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014 in the Becker-Rabon Funeral Home Chapel with John Cullison, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Geronimo, officiating.

Leona went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Lawton.

Burial will be 3:00 p.m. at the Plainview Cemetery, west of Willow, Oklahoma.

Leona was born July 12, 1919, near Delhi, Oklahoma, to Jewel Ernest and Olive Etta (Biffle) Eller. She graduated from the Plainview School in 1939 and attended Cameron Junior College. Leona married Norva Bradley on October 1, 1945 upon his return from the South Pacific Theatre. They made their home in Lawton. He died March 2, 2002. She started working for AT&T in 1953 as an operator and was promoted to secretary to the District Traffic Manager. She retired in 1977. She and her husband lived at Fort Cobb Lake for a number of years. She was an active member of Central Baptist Church and First Baptist Church in Lawton.

She is survived by a daughter and her husband, Vonna and Jerry Deaton, Fort Worth, Texas; a son and his wife, Gary and Mary Bradley, Lawton; five grandchildren, Terry Deaton and his wife Alissa, Fort Worth, Kirsten Greene and her husband Philip, Lawton, Tami Deaton, Billy Deaton and his wife Coelle, all of Fort Worth, and Amber Bradley, Stillwater, Oklahoma; four great grandchildren, Scarlett Deaton, Morgan Deaton, Juliet Deaton and Bradlee Greene, with three more on the way; a nephew, Bill Sneed and wife Betty, Abilene, Texas; two nieces, Kay Yeager, Quinlan, Texas, and Saundra Bloom, Coahoma, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Vernon, Lloyd and Darrell Gene Eller; three sisters, Edith Eller, Winnie Green and husband Barney, and Bonnie Sneed and husband Norman, and a niece, Bonnie Yvonne Green.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Plainview Cemetery, c/o First National Bank, 204 N. Oklahoma, Mangum, OK 73554 or to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1409, Lawton OK 73502.

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  • Created by: Jim B.
  • Added: 28 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 85983257
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Leona Eller Bradley (12 Jul 1919–3 Jun 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 85983257, citing Plainview Cemetery, Mangum, Greer County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Jim B. (contributor 47705576) .