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Delores M. Bradford

November 22, 1941 - February 4, 2023

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Lima, Ohio

Delores M. Bradford, age 81, was called home to the Lord at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, February 4, 2023, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Delores was born November 22, 1941, in Lima, OH, to the late Harry Eugene Funk and Leona May (Shellenbarger) Johnson. On December 8, 1963, she married Donald L. Bradford who preceded her in death on June 23, 2012.

Delores was a 1961 graduate of Auglaize Local High School. She worked preparing taxes for John Klay Accounting for many years and enjoyed crafting, sewing, and quilting. She was a member of Lima Missionary Baptist Church. Her greatest joy was her family. She especially loved spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by two daughters, Yvonne (Ted) Coats of Lima and Yvette (Steve) Winegar of Church Hill, TN; granddaughter, Haley Coats of Church Hill, TN; three sisters, Carolyn Knepper of FL, June Johnson of FL, and Susan (Donald) Bullock of MS; sister-in-law, Jane Funk of OH and several other brother and sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by two grandsons, Caden and Connor Winegar; stepdad, Richard Johnson; two sisters, Marilyn Lee and Brenda Johnson; brother, Glen Funk and two brother-in-laws, Ed Lee and Ronald Knepper.

Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at CHILES – LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, EASTSIDE CHAPEL. Pastor Terry Brock will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.


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