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Lucille Ora Bradley

Monday, March 10, 2008

Aug. 27, 1912 - March 7, 2008

BENKELMAN -- Lucille Ora Bradley, 95, died Friday (March 7, 2008) at the Sarah Ann Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman.

She was born Aug. 27, 1912, in Greenfield, Iowa to Frank and Wynona (Hoop) Birt and attended elementary school in Williamson, Iowa. She graduated from high school in Prescott, Iowa. She went on to further her education at Business School in Grand Island and attended Lawrence Welk Dance Academy.

She married William C. Bradley on Aug. 29, 1936.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church. She was a leader in the Women's Club, the UMW and the Rebekahs, being a 50-year member of both.

In addition to being a homemaker, she was an Avon representative for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Wynona Birt; her husband, William Bradley; brothers, Irwin and Joe; and daughter, Carol.

Survivors include her daughters, Jeanine Wallace and husband, Norman and Charlene Fanning and husband, Lynn, all of Centennial, Colo.; seven grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, at 2 p.m. at Forch Funeral Home Chapel in Benkelman with the Rev. Brian Fong officiating. Interment will follow services at the Benkelman Cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday from 3 to 6 p.m, MT. at the funeral home.

Arrangements are under the direction of Forch Funeral Chapel of Benkelman.