The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 13, 2005

Obituaries for Monday, November 14, 2005

Wanda Fay ‘Adkins’ Bradford

Wanda Fay “Adkins” Bradford, 60, of Dry Creek, formerly of Glen Daniel, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005, following a long battle with diabetes and kidney failure.

She was born Nov. 4, 1945, at Cabin Creek and was the daughter of the late Hershel and Dorothy “Scott” Adkins.

She attended Trap Hill High School and was a resident of Illinois for a number of years. She worked for 23 years in the nursing field while in Illinois. She was of the Baptist faith and loved Gospel and country music and Nascar racing.

She also was preceded in death by her beloved husband, James E. Bradford; two brothers, Everett Ray Adkins and Mike “Melvin” Adkins, on Aug. 14, 2005; three sisters, Vonnie Sue McMillion, Geneva Adams and husband, Bobby E. Adams, Bernice Miller and husband, C. Frank Miller; two nieces, Cassondra Bledsoe, and Vonnie Adkins; and two great-nephews, Pele Adkins and Eric Mills.

Survivors include her loving son, Jimmy Lee Bradford and wife, Carrie, of Bolt, whom she loved very much; two wonderful grandchildren whom she loved and was so proud of, Sabrina Marie Bradford of Beaver and Daniel Lee Bradford of Bolt; three sisters, Betty and her husband, Raymond Nixon of New Carlisle, Ind., Ruth and her husband, Bobby Massey Sr. of Willowick, Ohio, Tressie and her husband, Troy Richardson Lester; five brothers, Kermit Adkins and wife, Charlene, of Wisconsin, Bobby Adkins and wife, Shaly, of Wisconsin, Hershel H. Adkins and wife, Peggy, of Arnett, Hubert Adkins and wife, Vickie, of Glen Daniel and Connie Adkins and wife Chris of Virginia; mother-in-law, Maxine Bradford of Dry Creek; sisters-in-law, Sandy Adkins of Indiana, and Delores Lego and husband Charles of Ohio; brothers-in law, Rexford L. McMillion, Sr., of Glen Daniel, Johnny Bradford and wife, Mona, of Florida, Dean Bradford and wife, Drema, of Rock Creek, Glen Bradford and wife, Jean, of Dry Creek and Robin Bradford of Daniels; also lots of loving nieces, nephews and friends.

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