FRAZEYSBURG: Wilma N. Bradley¸ 85, of Frazeysburg, Ohio went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday afternoon, December 29, 2010 at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital in Zanesville, Ohio.
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Born July 13, 1925 in Coshocton County, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Lewis R. and Elnora C. (Welsh) Stotts and was a 1943 graduate of Jefferson High School in Dresden, Ohio.
Wilma was a strong believer in Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. As a servant of the Lord, she held many positions at the Muskingum Presbyterian Church where she was a life-long member. They included Elder, Deacon, Sunday School teacher, choir member, Clerk of Session, member and past president of the Presbyterian Women's Association, Women's Prayer Group and the Cemetery Board. Mrs. Bradley was a former operator and supervisor for Ohio Bell Telephone, and later, she was head cook at Frazeysburg Schools for many years. She was also a homemaker.
Surviving are two sons, Stephen (Kaye) Bradley, Sr. of Blue Rock, Ohio and Gary (Joy) Bradley of Mansfield, Ohio; three daughters, Diane (John) Pidcock of Frazeysburg, Ruby (Dale) Riley of Kent, Ohio and Christine Bradley of Columbus, Ohio; ten grandchildren, Stephen Bradley, Jr. of Blue Rock, Theresa (Chuck) Nicotera of Lakeland, Florida, Melanie (Tom) Hall of Zanesville, Heather (Charles) Rice of Dresden, Malinda (Cliff) Paden of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Tonya (Paul) Tedrick of Blue Rock, Douglas (Ann) Short of Blacklick, Ohio, Bryan (Karey) Bradley of Norwich, Ohio, Brandon Bradley of Boston, Massachusetts, and Tyler Bradley of Nashville, Tennessee; eleven great grandchildren, Amanda, Marleigh, Marissa, Jonathan, Samantha, Baylee, Avarie, Lydia, Kylie, Koby and Matthew; several nieces and nephews; and "Puff", her beloved cat.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, W. Zane Bradley whom she married April 20, 1946 and who died April 2, 1983; two sisters, Margaret (Frank) Powell, and Frances Fleming; and a brother, Ivan Stotts.
Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, January 2, 2011 at the Frazeysburg Chapel of Vensil-Orr & Chute Funeral Home, 110 West Third Street.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 3, 2011 at the Muskingum Presbyterian Church, 4545 Gorsuch Road, Nashport, Ohio with the Rev. James Story and the Rev. Dr. James A. Schumacher officiating. Burial will be in Muskingum Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Muskingum Presbyterian Church, in care of Lisa Anders, Treasurer, 6280 Rollins Drive, Nashport, Ohio 43830.
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Published in the Times Recorder from Jan. 1 to Jan. 2, 2011