Lenna Mae Bradford gained her angel wings Friday, July 12, 2019 at home, surrounded by family. Lynn was born in Colorado City, Texas on November 6, 1938. Lynn married Coy Lee Bradford in McCamey, Texas on February 16, 1957, and they lived in Christoval where she worked at Golden Years nursing home for several years. In 1973, they relocated to Carlsbad, where, Lynn started working at the San Angelo State School for MHMR as an aide on the dorms before joining the education department where she wrote programs for activities for daily living. In 1985, her husband Coy started working for the Childress ranch south of Ozona, where they moved and made a home that brought family and friends together for holidays and get-togethers. In 1987, they moved back home to Carlsbad where Lynn returned to and eventually retired from the San Angelo State School for MHMR as a Therapy Technician IV after 25 years of service.
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From the time she was a child until her passing, Lynn loved to watch the Dallas Cowboys games. She loved camping, fishing and campfire cooking. Lynn enjoyed gardening, canning and exploring the countryside for arrowheads and fossils with family and friends. Lynn often crocheted, sewed, and embroidered. Lynn and Coy loved getting together with lifelong friends, such as the Tafts, over a game of Yahtzee or dominoes.
Lenna Mae Bradford was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph & Trella Denton, husband, Coy Lee Bradford, and great-grandson, Bryan Bradford Burgin. Lynn is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Lynda and Jerry Tyler, and grandchildren Lynda “Cricket” and Kevin Frakes, Kevin Tyler, and Deandra and Scott Vancil, as well as great-grandchildren Jayce Lewis, Anna Vancil, and Isabella Vancil.
The family would like to thank Dr. Cheruku and his team of compassionate staff, as well as Hospice of San Angelo for the outstanding care they coordinated and provided to Lenna as well as the steadfast support to the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of San Angelo.