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 Neoma C <I>Councille</I> Bradley

Neoma C Councille Bradley

Birth
Louisiana, USA
Death 21 Mar 2012 (aged 88)
Oklahoma, USA
Burial Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot Sec. 24, Site 443
Memorial ID 87189531 · View Source
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Neoma C. Bradley, a retired Muskogee teacher died March 21, 2012. Born in Monroe, LA on August 31, 1923, Neoma was the only child of the late L.D. and Mary Councille of Hot Springs, AR. Neoma was a 1941 honor graduate of Hot Springs High Schools. Following graduation she was employed as a bookkeeper for the Arkansas – Louisiana Gas Company. In 1945, Neoma married Joe Russell Bradley and they made their home in Stillwater, OK. In 1946, she entered Oklahoma State University and graduated summa cum laude in 1949. At O.S.U. she held memberships in Orange & Black Quill Sigma Tau Delta, Kappa Delta P. and Phi Beta Kappa. She began a teaching career in Muskogee at Alice Robertson Junior High in 1949. After a temporary leave, Neoma came back to teaching in 1964 at Central High to begin a remedial language program. In 1966, she was selected to attend a federal reading institute at Colorado State University where she received certification as a reading specialist. She did graduate work in reading at O.S.U. and Northeastern State earning her Master's Degree. Upon her retirement in 1986, she was serving as chairman of the English Department. In 1971, she was selected as Muskogee's Teacher of the Year. Her loyalty remained at O.S.U. where she was a member of the Alumni Association, the Posse Club and the Presidents' Club. Her church membership was at First United Methodist where she belonged to the Friendship Class.
She is survived by her husband Joe Russell of the home, a son Mike and daughter-in-law, Stephanie, and two grandchildren Jack and Kate, all of Tulsa. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Petering Funeral Home. Private interment will be at Fort Gibson National Cemetery. Funeral service arrangements are under the direction of Foster-Petering Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: MillieBelle
  • Added: 22 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87189531
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Neoma C Councille Bradley (31 Aug 1923–21 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87189531, citing Fort Gibson National Cemetery, Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by MillieBelle (contributor 46628380) .