Deloris
Bradley, Deloris Pauline a 4 year resident of Garden Grove, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2002 in Santa Ana. Born in Bryant, IN, Deloris was 84 when she died. She is survived by Daughter, Joan Nettleton of Garden Grove, CA, Daughter, Sue Ellen Meyers of Huntington Beach, CA, Daughter, Sally Annette of Jamestown, CA, Daughter, Linda Martin of Garden Grove, CA, Son, Kenneth Bradley of Fort Wayne, IN. Visitation will be Monday 4:00 P.M - 8PM. and Funeral Services will be Tuesday June 25, 2002, 2:00 PM both at White & Day Colonial Mortuary, 901 Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA. Private inurnment will be at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society

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  1. With Our Love Mother, This is the sweetest card sent with Love from my sister Sally and Al,DEAR MOTHER I LOVE YOU! I\’M SO THANKFUL FOR YOUR LOVE,AND A LOVING FATHER! I\’M GRATIFUL,TOO,FOR YOUR GIVING TO ME JOAN,BILL,SUE,LINDA AND KENNY TO GROW UP WITH AND ADORE. THEY ARE TREASURES THAT YOU AND DADDY GAVE TO ME. THANK YOU,THANK YOU,THANK YOU! I LOVE YOUR BEAUTIFUL FACE, YOUR GORGEOUS EYES,YOUR SWEET SOFT LIPS, AND YOUR SWEET PRECORIOUS LAUGHTER! THE MOMENTS WE\’VE SHARED LAY TENDER IN MY HEART. ALLEN REMEMBERS THE BASEBALL AND THE TIMES WE SHARED. IT WAS GREAT FUN! ALL OF GODS BLESSINGS,MUCH LOVE, YOUR GOING TO BE MISSED. SALLY AND ALLEN XOXOXO

  2. To My Dear Sweet Mother,Our loss here is Heaven\’s gain,In HIS promise it heals the pain.My love for you is so intense this loss at first made know sense. I know now your walking on golden streets and gave up this ole wheel chair to walk on your beautiful feet. Know more pain for you my sweet as Jesus has called you to sit at HIS feet. One day Mother we will embrace our hearts will leap and dance and sing as we will be together again. Until then I\’ll tuck your smile and your soft kiss the holding hands was just bliss,I\’ll tuck them all, memories sweet in the corner of my heart just for me to keep. All my Love Your baby girl.

  3. I love you Mother and will miss your beautiful smile and big brown eyes. And having your arms around me when I cry and laughing with me when I\’m happy. I remember when you taught me to play jacks and jump rope. And how you used to worry when I rode my bike, because somehow I never learned to stop real well. You taught me how to cook and clean house and how to pray. You are with the Lord now and all the clan. You are truly missed. Your firstborn, Joanie

  4. Oh my dear sweet grandmother, I shall always cherish in my heart the many conversations we had on the phone when you were out in Indiana missing all of us. I would call and you would start to cry but by the time our conversation was over you\’d be laughin\’ and I could see that sparkle in your eyes. The legacy of your SOFT lips will live on in your granddaughters forever because we all hope that ours feel as soft and sweet as yours always did. I\’m sure that Grandpa is happy because he\’s probably kissing them right now. Markie, Jon and I will always remember the summers we spent at your apartments. You would call us up to come do some chores for you but I dont think we ever did them… we would just sit with you at the pool and talk about everything on our minds and you would always advise us. You were one of us in those days…. and I guess you always have been. I love you so much, I know that you have forgivin me for not stopping by since your birthday party last year, but I just wanted to keep that last memory of you in my mind. You at the table with your beer and cigs and whispering in Richards ear telling him all the dirt on all of us girls… he thought you were something else!! And you ARE! I love you Grandma give Grandpa and Mark and Cathy Jo and hug and kiss from me. Love Always, Your oldest granddaughter, Terri Sue xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxxo

  5. this really pains me to write this..i never thought i would lose my grandma.she was always so strong. I have lived with my grandma a better part of my life so its as if i lost another mother..i have alot of awsome memorys of grandma.like the time grams and i went out to lunch i had just got my drivers lisence and we go to the china palace and the hostes asked if we were together. man let me tell ya my grams went off.she always stuck up for me like a mother..i\’m not used to not having her around me these past 4 year when she left a part of me left with her..i love you always golden grams and she will always be in my heart……

  6. As many of us have more than one special memory of G\’ma it\’s hard to choose which one stands out the most, so I will share two with everyone. I\’ll alwayws remember the company picnics that we used to go to through my dad\’s work,G\’ma and G\’pa were always there. I remember G\’ma having so much fun and laughing with all of us kids. She loved to laugh and have a good time. Remember all the times at Shakey\’s? What a blast we all had. The other memory is extra special to me because it was a side to g\’ma that some didn\’t see. When my son Billy was an infant he was very fussy, nothing I did would calm him down. One evening g\’ma saw that I was frazzled over what to do with Billy so she scooped him into her arms and started cooing to him. He was instantly smiiten with her. He quieted down as she laid him on her shoulder and patted his back gently.He fell right to sleep. For a week or two he wouldn\’t fall asleep for anyone but g\’ma. Thank you g\’ma for loving us so much and for giving us the honor to love you in return. Until I see you again, I love you….Susan Rene\’xoxoxox

  7. MY FAVORITE MEMORIES OF GREAT G\’MA ARE HER PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES AND FUDGE(THEY WERE THE BOMB)AND I LOVED HER WISE CRACKS, I GOT THAT FROM HER. I WILL MISS YOU G\’MA, I LOVE YOU…. JON WESLEY

  8. I miss the friendly 2nd.family that you provided me,you always made me feel invited and comfortable in your home.I always looked foward to the intelectual conversations with your husband.You will always be in my thoughts and I will always remember your cheerful laughter an warmth to me. Don

  9. I miss the warmth and comfort I received as you tried really hard to make a day go by correctly. I miss the understanding and thoughtfullness that Mother projected.I miss those gorgeous eyes and that soft kiss in the morning.I was always very proud that mother was such a forthright women. She always tried to seek and find the very best in a person.I will miss the nights out dinning with mom, and her laughter.I praise the Lord every day for such a mother. It took her after all to land PaPa. I remember her tender touch on my sore knees after hard played baseball game. To look up at the stands and know she would be sitting there winning or loosing. I remember how she was always afraid to come to my football games, she was worried I would be hurt. Don\’t forget the great cooking. The pies, the cakes, cookies, Yum Yum. Do not forget the Neopolitan Ice Cream we all had to share. Mother cleaning the chicken in the kitchen. Smelled really bad as she boiled the feathers away and you never heard her complain. I could go on and on but I won\’t. Heaven is a better place with Mother there. She told me before she left Indiana: Son I know the Lord has a place for me in Heaven. I believe her. Kenny

  10. When Mom died, I thought that nothing else could could cause such intense pain and emptiness. I now stand corrected. I could never express in words how very much I loved you. I always knew that no matter what happened, you would always be there for me. I once asked you how you were able to give your love unconditionally, even when someone had hurt you deeply. Your response was nothing less than angelic. You looked at me with your beautiful eyes and said, “Because I don\’t know any other way to love”. Even when Mom & Dad were divorced, you were able to express your love for them equally and seperately. This is something that a lot of people aren\’t able to do – but it came naturally to you. Mom cherished you until the day she died, and you were always there for her. It still brings me to tears when I think about it. I am going to miss you so much, but I do know that you are in a better place. Where else would an angel belong other than heaven? Give Mom a kiss for me, and tell her I love her. Someday I will be with you again, until then I have a part of you tucked safely away in my heart. I love you Grandma, Stacie

  11. When Mom died, I thought that nothing else could could cause such intense pain and emptiness. I now stand corrected. I could never express in words how very much I loved you. I always knew that no matter what happened, you would always be there for me. I once asked you how you were able to give your love unconditionally, even when someone had hurt you deeply. Your response was nothing less than angelic. You looked at me with your beautiful eyes and said, “Because I don\’t know any other way to love”. Even when Mom & Dad were divorced, you were able to express your love for them equally and seperately. This is something that a lot of people aren\’t able to do – but it came naturally to you. Mom cherished you until the day she died, and you were always there for her. It still brings me to tears when I think about it. I am going to miss you so much, but I do know that you are in a better place. Where else would an angel belong other than heaven? Give Mom a kiss for me, and tell her I love her. Someday I will be with you again, until then I have a part of you tucked safely away in my heart. I love you Grandma, Stacie

  12. The thoughts of Grandma not being here with us anymore are unbelievable, it was just like yesterday she was here with us laughing being her old good self. But the thought of her being in a better place eases the pain and sorrow. I have a lot of great memories with grandma I wouldn\’t know where to begin. One time we my grandma Martin and I took the bus to go see grandma at Sunbridge, we ended up going a lil too far so the walk back ended up being about a good 4 to 5 miles” complaining “the whole way having to walk so far, “exhausted” and tired of walking we finally made it! When we walked in she was sitting in her room going through her purse she turned and we saw this very serious look turn to a soft grin and a hello honey I\’m glad your here and “maybe you can find my lipstick for Grammy.” I\’m sure many can relate to this. Excited to see us made this walk worth every step. The Laker games we sat and watched cuddled up next to each other (in her comfy hospital bed) with popcorn in one hand and a candy bar in the other, my grandma Martin said you would always have the biggest grin during those times. I\’m going to miss you so much grandma, you were so much fun to hang out with. I love you very much. your “favorite great grandson” You will be missed, Daniel Give all the relation a shout for me.

  13. MY GRAM WAS ALSO MY MOM, SHE TAUGHT WHATEVER IT IS THAT I KNOW ABOUT BEING A MOM AND WIFE. SHE WAS ALWAYS SO PRETTY AND THERE FOR ME AND OTHERS. I GEUSS I REMEMBER THE BEST ABOUT HER WAS THE LOVE SHE HAD FOR MY OOMPA(GRANDPA). SHE LOVED LISTENING TO ELVIS\’CHRISTMAS ALBUM AND I REMEMBER HER TEACHING HOW TO MAKE FUDGE AND FRUITCAKE. I MISSED HER DEEPLY, LONG BEFORE SHE PAST. I\’LL LOVE HER ALWAYS.

  14. I REMEMBER WHEN I FIRST GOT MARRIED TO SUSAN AND WAS APPLYING FOR THE JOB AT LUCKYS, G\’MA TOLD ME THAT SHE WAS PRAYING FOR ME TO GET IT. 24 YEARS LATER I STILL HAVE THAT JOB. SHE WAS LIKE MY OWN G\’MA TO ME, EVEN CLOSER. I LOVE YOU G\’MA AND WILL SEE YOU AGAIN SOMEDAY….LOVE WILLIAM

  15. When I think of Aunt Delores, I remember driving on Sundays with my Mom to visit and how we were always welcomed and she always had one more chair for someone to sit at the table and how she laughed and listened to all the stories my Mom had to tell. Mom enjoyed going and hashing things over with Uncle Mil and Aunt Delores….God bless her and may Mom and her be sitting in heaven going over all the years just laughing and loving the sweet memories as we do. I am sorry that I did not get to see her and go over all the great, wonderful blessings that we have all shared through all the years…Thanks for the memories. Connie xo

  16. When my family moved to California back in the fifties, we stayed with my Auntie Deloris and Uncle Milford until my folks could find employment and a place to locate the family. Having a clan of her own to care for, it must have been quite a burden on Auntie… but she never showed it. She treated all of us as though we were part of the her immediate family. I treasure those memories as I treasure the cousins that extended the same hospitality. Deloris\’s warmth lives on with the heritage and sweetness she inspired for all of her family.

  17. Aunt Deloris, I will miss you very, very much. You will always be in my heart. I\’m sorry I didn\’t get to see you when I was there for my brother David. I love you always. Pat

  18. G\’ma, you know I miss you. I\’m so happy to have part of you still living inside me. I\’ll cherish our time together. You were a wonderful G\’ma but you were also a good friend. My love and prayers to you. Jon(get me a beer)Nettleton

  19. Dear Great Grandma Bradley, I’m sorry I was not able to get closer to you. I’m sorry that we really did talk much…but after the memorial for you I got a better sense of who you were, and I loved that. You have many people that love you and that lets me know how wonderful and caring you were. I know I didn’t know you that well but you had so much spunk and I see it in all the family especially my spunk, and me even if sometimes it gets me in trouble. I hope you know that you were much loved and I know you’ll be looking after us all our life’s in-till we see you in heaven. I love you grandma rest in peace you were loved. Your great granddaughter, Amber Marie Nettleton

  20. I’m so glad Jon and I made that trip down to see grandma the weekend before she pasted away! Susan and Bill went with us; it was so good to be together with grandma outside under a tree, she had a cigarette in one hand and a cup of coffee in the other and her family around her loving her. That last soft kiss we will never forget, her big beautiful eyes and that loving smile with words of love and see you soon in our ears. Receive her Lord into your most loving embrace and remember her family that remains with blessing and graces from above. Until we see you again Grandma. Love Mary

  21. I will never forget my grams and those late nights on the porch. (swiggin that beer)!! She kept up right along with us. But, most of all it\’s those long,unforgettable talks we shared that have left me with the most awesome memories that I will always hold dear in my heart. I will miss my grams so very much. I feel so very blessed to have had her for my grams. Cindi Lee

  22. G\’MA BRADLEY REALLY LOVED ME. WHEN I WAS 13 OR 14 SHE STAYED WITH MY GRANDPARENTS FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS, THERE IS WHERE I GOT TO KNOW HER. SHE WAS A VERY SWEET OLD LADY WHO CARED SO MUCH ABOUT ME AND HER OTHER BOYS. WHEN I WAS YOUNGER I GOT IN A LOT OF TROUBLE AND I CAN NOT REMEMBER ONCE WHEN SHE EVER JUDGED ME. SHE ALWAYS JUST TREATED ME WITH LOTS OF LOVE. SHE WAS SO FUN I CAN REMEMBER SHARING MANY BEER\’S WITH HER. SHE LOVED TO LAUGH AND I THINK THAT SHE WAS MOST HAPPY WHEN OTHERS WERE HAVING A GOOD TIME ALSO. SHE WAS A REAL SOCIAL BUTTERFLY, I COULD NOT IMAGINE HER NOT GETTING ALONG WITH A SINGLE PERSON.I WILL ALWAYS REMEBER THE GREAT TIMES WE HAD TOGETHER. HOW MUCH SHE LOVED ME AND THE DELICIOUS COOKIES SHE ENJOYED MAKING FOR US GRAND KIDS. I LOVE YOU MY GREAT G\’MA BILLY

  23. DEAREST GRANDMA,YOU SHALL BE MISSED FOR YOUR LAUGHTER AND KISSSES.I\’LL MISS ALL THE GOOD ADVICE YOU GAVE ME AND REMEMBER THE LOVE YOU SHARED WITH US ALL.I\’LL REMEMBER WHEN YOU WERE THE ONLY ONE WHO COULD GET BILLY TO SLEEP BY HOLDING HIM AND COOING TO HIM,HE WAS SMITTEN WITH YOU FROM THE START. I MAY NOT KNOW WHEN WE SHALL SEE YOU AGAIN BUT I KNOW THAT WE WILL. TELL G\’PA, CATHY, AND MARK HELLO FROM ME AND GIVE A BIG HUG TO THEM. YOU ADDED SO MUCH SPARKLE TO THE WORLD.MAY YOUR LIGHT LIVE ON IN THE LIVES OF YOUR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN. SEE YOU IN HEAVEN G\’MA….SUSAN RENE\’

  24. As you face fresh tears of grief, Feel your mother\’s spirit. When you find the strengh to hope, Know that she is there. When you do a thing with love, She is close beside you… When you remember her, She is the treasure of your heart. Our Beautiful Mother who is Loved. From Your Linda Lou

  25. Linda, It was good to hear from you….I am glad that you are still alive and kicking…I was very sorry to hear about your mother I wish I could have been there to help you through that very difficult time…It is very hard when you loose your mother because no one will ever Love you like your mother….Not your husband or your kids no one loves you like your mom and its sad when it\’s gone…. I Love you….. your desert rose…& Noah

  26. My fondest memories of my great Grandmother Bradley….by Jennifer Rebecca Bradley … granddaughter of Kennith Clyde Bradley……. when I would visit my great grandmother her face would light up like christmass tree. And she would say well hello jennifer. And some time\’s she would have little treats and she would always give me some and she would always say “I love you my jennifer” and I will always love my great grandmother. In my thoughts forever,Jennifer xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoXOXOXOXOXOXO

  27. WELL” MY PRETTY GRAMMY” I SURE WILL MISS YOUR BUEATIFUL SMILE AND THE CARESS OF YOUR SOFT SWEET HAND AS WE SHARED OUR SECRETES TOGETHER THOSE SPECIAL TIMES WE HAVE HAD ARE SOME OF MY MOST MEMORABLE TIMES A GRANDDAUGHTER AND A GRANDMOTHER COULD SHARE. MY GRAMMY WAS MY FRIEND WE USE TO LOVE TAKING RIDES THROUGH THE CANYONS WITH OUR BREWSKIES ALL THE PARK PICNICS WITH WILLIAM ME AND OUR KIDS ,THANK YOU GRAMMY FOR ALWAYS LOVING ME AND MAKING ME FEEL PERFECT IN AN IMPERFECT WORLD ,”I LOVE YOU SO MUCH”!!!!!LOVING AND MISSING YOU WHOLE HEARTEDLY, YOUR BROWN EYED BABY GIRL. MARIE ELIZABETH. XOXOXO

  28. I remember my Grandma..from CHRISTION when we you to visit ower Grama. I wood Look at her and she wood shine Like an angel so werever you are i louv you.

  29. Great Gramma posessed a beauty so rare and genuine, how can you not smile when you think of the woman!:) Every time the woman set eyes upon you, she would get this look on her face as if she\’d been biting her nails anxoius to see you, with an excitement like you were the only person in the world. She used to tell me that I could do anything, and be anybody. She gave me so much encouragement and cofidence. I\’m just proud to say that I am her great grandaughter. I love the light in your eyes. I love the warmth of your soul. I love your million dollar smile. I love your lust for life……….and I thank you for sharing all your gifts with us! J\’Taime!:)

  30. Dearest Mother, Power in Praise brings together some of the miracles wrought by the simple application of Biblical truth: ALL THINGS WORK TOGETHER FOR GOOD…IN EVERYTHING GIVE THANKS…COUNT IT ALL JOY. When trials and sorrows come our way, our first reaction is, “Oh God, why have you forsaken me?” But Jesus said, “Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows; but cheer up, for I have over come the world” (John 16:33). Rest with Jesus my sweet beautiful mother as your very much missed in my heart. Your Linda Lou

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