JoAnn Ayers Bradley
JoAnn Ayers Bradley, 78, of Cherokee died Sunday, January 20, 2013 in a Jackson County Hospital. Born December 31, 1934, she was the daughter of the late John and Minda Ayers. JoAnn and her husband of 60 years were business owners in Cherokee until they retired in 2000.
She is survived by her husband, David Bradley; two daughters, Doris B. Greene (Roy) of Waynesville, NC and her children, Anna and Travis Hipps of Chapel Hill, NC and Garrett Greene of Asheville, NC; Donna Bradley (Rick Bunio) of Whittier and her sons, Matthew Bradley of Connecticut and Ryan Bradley of Cherokee, NC; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Crisp Funeral Home in Bryson City. Rev. Merritt Youngdeer will officiate with burial in the Birdtown Cemetery in Cherokee, NC.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.