Joe Bradley, 78

Joe E. Bradley, age 78 of Ansley, died Friday May 11, 2012 at his home in Ansley. Funeral services were May 14, at the Christian Church in Ansley, with the Rev. Mel Shepherd officiating. Burial was in the Merna Cemetery with military rites. Memorials made be made to the Ansley Christian Church, Sandhills Cancer Fund, or Hospice.Joe was born Jan. 10, 1934, in Ellis County, Okla., to Wallace and Oleta (Riggs) Bradley. Joe married Betty Lou Hendershot May 30, 1959. Betty Lou died in 2009.Joe Bradley is survived by three sons, Joe Bradley Jr. of Ansley, Jimy Bradley of Merna, and Justin (Tracey) Bradley of Milburn; two daughters, Terrie Seitsinger of Merna, and Tammie (Brad) Kaelin of Broken Bow; 11 grandchildren, three great- grandchildren; four brothers, Ben Bradley of Minneapolis, Kan., Perry Bradley of Bennington, Kan., Ed Bradley of Clinton, Okla., and Ronnie Bradley of Cheyenne, Okla.; one sister, Margaret of Clinton, Okla.; two sisters-in-law, Frances Hender-shot of Strong City, Okla., and Ruth Hendershot of Sayre, Okla.Joe was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother, and grandson.Published in Custer County Chief May 17, 2012