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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Ella Jo Bradley Passing in Rogersville

ROGERSVILLE — Ella Jo Bradley, a distinguished artist, groundbreaking educator, and loving wife and mother passed away Tuesday (Nov. 18, 2008) at Johnson City Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer.

She is the daughter of the late Inez and John Leeper. A graduate of Rogersville’s Swift Memorial College and East Tennessee State University, Mrs. Bradley was a retired teacher with the Hawkins County School System following 37 years of service. She was a member of the Rogersville First Baptist Church.
She is survived by her loving husband, Andrew Thomas
Bradley Jr.; daughters and sons, Andrea S. Bradley, Greeneville, Andrew T. Bradley III of Kingsport,
Henry (Chyleen) Bradley of Manassas, Va., Sonji (Fred) Bennett of Knoxville, Michael (Betty) Bradley of Knoxville and Tracy (Herman) Brown of Knoxville; grandchildren, Christin A. Bradley, Eric B. Richardson, Herman D. Brown Jr., Henry L. Bradley, Jr., Alanna L. Bradley and Michael Keith Bradley, Jr.; and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews, family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. James W. Lindsay officiating.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Hawkins County Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be made at
Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville is serving the Bradley family.