Obituary of Betty Bradford
Betty Bradford, 86, of Windsor, Missouri, died Thursday afternoon, January 27, 2022, at Rest Haven Convalescent & Retirement Home, Sedalia, Mo. She was born December 14, 1935, in Ipswiech, England in Suffolk, the daughter of Perey Edward Chittock and Sylvia Doris Chittock. Betty grew up in England and graduated from nursing school. She met Emil Wayne “Brad” Bradford while he was stationed in England with the United States Air Force. She traveled to the United States with Brad and they were married January 22, 1958, in Greenville, South Carolina. He preceded her in death on April 30, 1984. Betty and Brad spent their early married years living where the Air Force took them. While being stationed at Whiteman Air Force Base, they bought a house in Windsor and put down roots. Betty enjoyed her yard and took pride in her flowers and garden. She enjoyed sewing and attended the Windsor United Methodist Church. She was a good hostess to card games for Brad and his friends. She was a caring person, and her home was always open to anyone in need. Her dog Elroy was a faithful companion. Survivors include her dear friend and caregiver Tiffany Piper (Miles Minor), Knob Noster, Mo.; and was affectionately known as “Grandma” by Tiffany’s children Keshawn, Jada, Mikaya, Brylee, M.J., and Milum. In addition to her husband Brad, she was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Belinda Mays; 2 nephews, Anthony and Jonathan Mays; a niece Julie Mays; and several dear friends including Beverly Beach. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. According to Betty’s wishes, contributions are suggested to the Shriners Hospital for Children in care of the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor.