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Mildred Martin Bradford

April 9, 1917 February 5, 2020
Mildred Martin Bradford
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Obituary for Mildred Martin Bradford

Mrs. Callie Mildred Martin Bradford, 102, formerly of Edwards St. Elberton, GA passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Nancy Hart Nursing Center.

Mrs. Bradford, a longtime resident of Elberton, was born to the late Margaret Robertson Martin and William Austin Martin in Abbeville County, SC on April 9, 1917. She was the widow of Jack L. Bradford. Mrs. Bradford was also preceded in death by three brothers, William B. Martin, Andrew L. Martin and Wilbur A. Martin, and two sisters, Margaret M. Christian and Annette Tripp.

Mrs. Bradford worked at F.W. Woolworth in Greenville, SC and later for J.C. Penney. The family moved to Elberton, GA in 1948 and Mrs. Bradford and her late husband, Jack, owned and operated The Shanty Restaurant for 28 years until Mr. Bradford's death in 1986. Mrs. Bradford continued to run the restaurant for another 22 years until her retirement in 1997 at age 80.

Mrs. Bradford is survived by one daughter, Jackie Bradford Bellew of Elberton, GA; four grandchildren, Margaret Lisa Hamilton (Michael Renwick) of Greer, SC; Frances Annette Riggs (Dana) of Simpsonville, SC; Duranne Bellew Adams (Jay Henry) of Ila, GA; and Bryan David Bellew of Athens, GA; four great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services to celebrate Mrs. Bradford's life will be held 2PM, Saturday February 8 at Elberton First Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Adams officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Park with Johnny Christian, Kennon Bradford, Michael Renwick, Jay Henry Adams, Clint Camp, Dana Riggs and Dustin Seigler serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6-8PM Friday night February 7 at Berry Funeral Home.

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is in charge of the funeral arrangements for Mrs. Callie Mildred Martin Bradford.

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6:00 PM 2/7/2020 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/7/2020 8:00:00 PM
Berry Funeral Home & Crematory

1265 Washington Highway
Elberton, GA 30635

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory
1265 Washington Highway Elberton 30635 GA
United States





2:00 PM 2/8/2020 2:00:00 PM
Elberton First Baptist Church

132 Heard Street

Elberton First Baptist Church
132 Heard Street ELBERTON 30635 GA
United States

Cemetery Details


Forest Hills Memorial Park Final Resting Place

Highway 17 South
Elberton, GA 30635

Highway 17 South Elberton 30635 GA
United States

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