Mary Frances Moore Bradford, 92, passed away Friday, October 31, 2014 after months of declining health. Frances was born in Franklin County to the late Robert E. Moore and Cora Lee Weaver Moore. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church, and as long as her health permitted, she was a wonderful cook, expert seamstress, and always had an open door at her home. Frances kept and cared for numerous children over the years in her home, and they called her “Ma Bradford”.
Funeral service: 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 3, 2014 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale with Dr. Charles Johnson officiating. Burial: Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh. The family will receive relatives and friends Sunday, November 2, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Surviving: daughter, Gail Casey (Dale) of Atlantic Beach; son, Bobby Bradford (Linda) of Raleigh; grandchildren: Chris Bradford, Kandi Jordon, Shelley Hare, Jennifer Loesner, Courtney Hinnant, Brad Casey, and Patrick Casey; 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Frances was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur “I.E.” Bradford; and a son, Ray Bradford.
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