Obituary: Kelly Neal Bradford


Funeral service for Kelly Neal Bradford, age 68, of Cullman, will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home with Bro. Javon Daniel officiating; interment in Ebenezer Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8, 2023, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Bradford passed away on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023, at his residence. He was born Sep. 15, 1955, to Silas Samuel Bradford and Virgie Mae Bradford.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Eugene Bradford, Buel Bradford, Paul Bradford, and Keith Bradford; and sisters, Geneva Morgan, Betty Caver, and Reba Wilhite.

Survivors include his wife, Janita Freeman Bradford; daughter, Kelsey Nicole Bradford; son-in-law, Roderick Henry Parker; grandson, Travian Parker; granddaughters, Deyjah Parker, Lennox Parker, Italy Parker, and Kylo Parker; brothers, Charles Bradford, James (June) Bradford, and Donnie (Telia) Bradford; and sisters, Linda (Ernie) Parnell and Mary (Javon) Daniel; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

The family would like to especially thank the Cullman Regional Hospice nurses, Mt. Nebo Church, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dr. Beck, Dr. Beckham, friends, and family for the food, kindness, and prayers.