Wanda Lee (Smith) Bradley

Born: Sun., Jan. 26, 1936
Died: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018


6:00 PM to 12:00 AM, Tue., Feb. 06, 2018
Location: Yellowhill

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Wed., Feb. 07, 2018
Location: Yellowhill

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Wanda Lee (Joe Lou) Smith Bradley, 82, of the Wolftown Community went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 4, 2018.

She was the daughter of the late Charles and Elma (Arch) Smith.  Wanda was a member of the Yellowhill Baptist Church and NAIWA Group.  In her youthful years, Wanda worked as a teacher at the 1st Start nursery, a tribal housekeeper, and Cherokee Elementary Janitor.  She enjoyed doing beadwork, working on table puzzles and word puzzles, loved the game called BINGO, made many friends at Skyland Nursing Home, and enjoyed all of her grandchildren.  She also loved to go sing with the church choir.

Along with her parents, Wanda was preceded in death by her loving husband Nick “Shorty” Bradley, Jr.; Sisters, Ossie Smith and Snookie Elders; one brother, Delbert Smith; a daughter, Janet Lee Beck; a grandson, Chester Ray Sequoyah.

Wanda is survived by her children, Frankie Bradley, Dean Bradley and wife Terri, Pebbles Blankenship and husband Jerry, Bobby Bradley, Victoria Bradley, and Brian Waldroup; Sisters, Nancy Smith and husband Kenneth, Connie Cabe, Joan Henry and husband Ralph, Linda Raby, Rebecca Bridges and husband Taylor.  Wanda also leaves behind 5 Grandchildren all of Cherokee; 3 Great Grandchildren, 1 Great Great Grandson, many nieces and nephews, and many friends at Skyland Nursing Home.

The family will receive friends from 6 pm until 12 midnight on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Yellowhill Baptist Church.  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Yellowhill Baptist Church at 1 pm.  Pastor Foreman Bradley will officiate with burial to follow at the John Bradley Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Tony Cabe, James Raby, Terrence Cabe, Lehman Bradley, Tommy Cabe, and RD Allison.

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Jacque Shook
   Posted Wed February 07, 2018
Frankie, I am so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time.

   Posted Mon February 19, 2018
So sorry for your loss, may you take comfort inGod's promise at Hosea 13:14 He said "from the power of the grave I will redeem them---from death I will recover them.Where,is your sting O Death!" May the hope of the resurrection sustain the family during this difficult time.

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