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Barbara J. Bradford 1940 - 2012
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Barbara J. Bradford 1940 - 2012

ROZEL — Barbara J. Bradford, 72, died Nov. 3 at home. Born July 17, 1940 in Hutchinson, she was the daughter of Thomas Virgil and Violet Marie Waggoner Murphy. In 1958 she graduated from Hutchinson High School.  On Jan. 4, 1964 she married Clarence LeRoy Bradford, in Hutchinson. She retired from Larned State Hospital as a Dietary Supervisor in 2003.
Mrs. Bradford was a member of the United Methodist Woman.
Survivors include her husband, Clarence LeRoy of the home; a son, Byron Bradford of Peyton, Colo.; a daughter, Dina Gillett of Surprise, Ariz.; two brothers, Michael Murphy of Hutchinson, and Ronald Murphy of Banning, Calif.; four granddaughters; one great-grandson Adryel; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents;six brothers; Tom, Gary, Glenn, Melton, Jackie and James Murphy; and one sister; Janice Strickler
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the United Methodist Church of Rozel with Pastor Bernice Ludlum presiding. Burial will be at the Rozel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today with family present from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Beckwith Mortuary Chapel in Larned. Memorials may be given to the United Methodist Church, Rozel, in care of the funeral home.

Funeral arrangements provided by
Beckwith Mortuary
P.O. Box 477
Larned, Ks. 67550
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Nov. 6, 2012