Rosemary Bradford

Obituary of Rosemary Bradford

Rosemary G. Bradford

Clarksdale, MS

Rosemary Gaston Bradford was born in New Orleans, LA, on July 7, 1931, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carlisle Gaston (deceased) of Gulfport, MS. Mrs. Bradford is the widow of the late Howard N. Bradford of Gulfport, MS.

Mrs. Bradford grew up in Gulfport, MS, where she graduated form Gulfport High School. She then attended the University of Mississippi at Oxford and was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. For nearly 30 years, Mrs. Bradford worked at Hancock Bank in Gulfport, MS where she served as personal secretary to the president of the bank, Mr. George Schloegel. She retired from Hancock Bank in April of 1996.

In 2005, following Hurricane Katrina. Mrs. Bradford moved to Flowers Manor in Clarksdale, MS. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in both Gulfport and Clarksdale.

Mrs. Bradford is survived by her sister, Carlisle Jones of Clarksdale, a niece, two nephews and their families; R. Hardy Jones, Charles G. Jones (Becky) of Clarksdale, Candy J. Shipp (David) of Sarah, David C. Shipp of Senatobia, Trey Hensley (Carisa), Emma Hensley of Port Angeles, WA, Amanda Amb (Michael) Ryleigh and Kiptyn Amb of Portland, North Dakota.

Mrs. Bradford's family is forever grateful for the loving attention of her faithful sitters; Joyce Logan, Tometha Logan, Rena Mae Moore, and Shawanda Brown.

Visitation will be Sunday, March 31, at Flowers Manor from 3:00-4:00pm in the Sturdivant Room. A private committal service will be held at a later date. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to First United Methodist Church at P.O. Box 1303 Clarksdale, MS 38614 or Flowers Manor at 1251 Lee Drive Clarksdale, MS 38614.

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