Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


April 27, 2013

Opal Pinkerton Bradley 1913-2013

LOUISA — Opal Pinkerton Bradley, 99, of Louisa, went to her heavenly home Friday, April 26, 2013, in Three Rivers Medical Center in Louisa, after a brief illness.

Mrs. Bradley was born Dec. 1, 1913, in McRoberts, a daughter of the late Lewis and Daisy Rice Pinkerton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charley Bradley; two sisters, Naomi Pinkerton Hammond, and LaHome Pinkerton (infant); brother, William Allen Pinkerton (infant); and two grandsons, Bill and Tim Gray.

She is survived by a sister, Imogene Pinkerton Svitek (Edward) of Mesa, Arizona; three sons, Darrell (Louise), Tom (JoAnn), Steve (Barbara), all of Louisa; four daughters, Laura Gray, Wanda Miller Hayes, both of Louisa, Agnes Lyon (Jim) of Lake Wales, Fla., and Phyllis (Larry) Dotson of Arnold, Mo.; 17 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren; and many special nieces and nephews.

 She was a charter member of Dennis Chapel Methodist church and a member of Green Valley Homemakers and Lawrence County Democrat Womens Club. She was also a Kentucky colonel.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, at Louisa United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gordon Crisp, the Rev. Bobby Workman and the Rev. Jimmy Osborne officiating. Burial will follow at Yatesville Memorial Gardens in Louisa.

Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today at Young Funeral Home Chapel in Louisa.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to “Kyle” at Home Federal Saving and Loan, 119 N. Main Cross Street, Louisa, KY 41230.

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