Vivian O. Bradford(1927 - 2014)

Bradford, Vivian O.
86, passed away with her family by her side on April 9, 2014. She was born November 13, 1927 in Phoenix, AZ to John and Donna Owens. She has been an active member at Lincoln Heights Christian Church since 1945, being an original member of the Kingdom Builders class and the Starlight Circle. She taught in Sunday school and VBS and cooked at the Church camp in Mayer, AZ, but her greatest joy was running the crib room from where she followed her "babies" as they grew up and had children of their own. She was primarily a homemaker, but she also assisted her husband, Bob, running a laundromat and rental properties. Together they also created Bradford Millwork which they ran for 20 years. Preceded in death by her husband, Bob, sister Sharon and great-granddaughter, Alejandra. She is survived by her sons, John Bradford (Penny) and Dan Bradford (Tish); daughters, Lynn Thompson (Steve) and Ann Scheer (Gary); sister, Judy Meikle; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6:00 - 8:00 PM Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Hansen Chapel, 8314 N. 7th Street, Phoenix, 85020. Service will be at 1:00 PM Friday, April 18 at Lincoln Heights Christian Church, 2121 E. Lincoln, Phoenix. Interment will follow at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, 2300 W. Van Buren. Please visit www.hansenmortuary.com for online condolences.

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Published in The Arizona Republic on Apr. 16, 2014