Barbra Bradish


(Feb. 17, 1932 - June 15, 2011)

Barbra Bradish, 79, of Alvord, Texas, died Wednesday, June 15, 2011, in Bridgeport, Texas.

Barbra was born Feb. 17, 1932, in Chico, Texas, to William Joseph and Audrey Ethel (Reeser) Anderson. She was a homemaker who loved her large family and enjoyed family gatherings. She also loved to read western books and in the past had loved to fish.

She is survived by three daughters: Brenda Martin and husband Dwayne of Decatur, Texas; Sharon Gannon of Shawnee, Okla.; and Barbara Ward of Alvord, Texas; five sons: Bobby Bradish and wife Melanie of Bridgeport; Clyde Bradish of Oklahoma; Grady Bradish and wife Ronda of Billings, Montana; Jessie Bradish and wife DeeDee of Weatherford, Texas; and Jerry Bradish and wife Judy of Wyoming; sister Patricia Hobbs, and brother Joseph Anderson; 32 grandchildren; and 70 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jerry Bradish, one son Paul Gene Bradish; and two grandaughters Pamela and Terry Joe Bradish.

Funeral services were held June 18 at the Chapel at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport. Burial followed at West Bridgeport Cemetery. Pallbearers were Clayton Green, Richard Ramsey, Jerry Bradish, Jerry Phipps, Robert Ramsey, and Dennis Martin. Honorary pallbearers were Lonnie Hameister, Jeremy Whitbeck and Michael Dobyns.