Dorothy Mae Bradford, 92, of Beaumont passed away Monday, Oct. 15, after a short illness, at Jefferson Nursing Home. Dorothy was born Jan. 29, 1920 in Longville, LA., to John Madison Coleman and Elvina Boulet. Dorothy grew up in the Beaumont area and moved to Bartow, FL. with her husband Fred Bradford.

She later returned to live in Beaumont with her husband for 14 years and was a member of the Lamar Baptist Church.

Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband, Henry Fredrick Bradford, Jr.

She is survived by nieces, Sandra La Roch of Hockley, TX; Debera Powers of Evergreen, CO; Schuyler Maxcy of Lakewood, CO; nephew, Bradford Coleman of Littleton, CO, and one cousin, Violet Tripp of Orange.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday, October 22, 2012, from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Dorothy M. Bradford will be held at 2:00 p.m., with entombment to follow at Halls of Serenity Mausoleum in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

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