Mrs. Ivy Mae Parks Bradley was born January 30, 1939 in Sumner County, TN to the union of the late Luther Lonzo and Clara Ellen Dixon Parks. Mrs. Bradley will be lovingly remembered as a homemaker who loved to be in her flower and vegetable garden. She was a person that loved to be outside in nature and had a heart for animals. After her husband’s death in 2009, she became a true farmer as she took on the role of taking care of the farm. She was a member of the Baptist faith. She was united in marriage to Robert Clayton Bradley Sr. on August 19, 1955. Mr. Bradley preceded her in death on July 12, 2009. Mrs. Bradley departed this life on December 21, 2021 in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee at the age of 82 Years, 10 Months and 21 Days.
She is survived by two daughters, Onie Allison of Sumner Co., TN, Katy Bradley of Lawrenceburg, TN; three sons, Robert Clayton Bradley, Jr. of Henry Co., TN, Albert Jackson Bradley (Heather) of Lawrenceburg, TN, Ira Joe Bradley (Jeanna) of Lawrenceburg, TN; a brother, John William Parks of Macon Co., TN; a sister, Ruth Martin of Sumner Co., TN; thirteen grandchildren, Mandy, Troy, Jonathan, Erin, Benjamin, Adam, Kimberly, Vanessa, Matt, Ciera, Fred, Stevan, and Brianna. She is also survived by twelve great grandchildren, Donovan, Alanna, Kesley, Aiden, Clayton, Donovan, Kayliegh, Hunter, Bryson, Karalynn, Jonathan, and Rowan.
Services were on Tuesday December 28, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Shackelford Funeral Directors, Waynesboro, with Robert Gobble officiating. Burial followed in the Canaan-Fishtrap Cemetery at Lawrenceburg, Tennessee with Shackelford Funeral Directors assisting the family.