ROBERTA W. BRADFORD

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Graveside service for Roberta Wheeler Bradford, 98, who died on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at Sumter Cemetery. The Rev. Kirk Lawton will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home.

Born on April 25, 1919, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Robert E. and Clarabell White Wheeler. She was the widow of Ashby W. Bradford Jr.

Mrs. Bradford was a member of Grace Baptist Church. She was a member of the Pilot Club, Iris Garden Club and DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution).

Survivors include sons, Ashby Bradford (Donna) of Sumter, Edward Bradford (Denise) of Sumter and Roland Bradford (Brigetta) of Chapin; daughter, Roberta Stanley (Marty) of Villa Rica, Georgia; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and seven siblings, Sudie Harrington, Louise Buddin, Janie Bradley, Margaret Mims, Allyne Wheeler, Lillian McIntosh and Robert Wheeler.

Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.