David Earnest Bradford

David Earnest Bradford age 69 of Maryville, passed away Sunday, January 30, 2011 at Athens Regional Medical Center. He was a member of Broadway Baptist Church and loved golfing and bowling. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earnest Bradford & Elda Stroud; stepmother, Dolly Salters Bradford; brother, Russell Bradford. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Geraldine (Jeri) Bradford; sons & daughters-in-law, Steven & Tonya Bradford of Knoxville, Master Sergeant Gregory & Melissa Bradford of Scott Air Force Base, IL; grandchildren, Cason & Kaitlyn; twin brother & wife, Donald & Carol Bradford; brother & sister-in-law, Earnest & Brenda Bradford; brother, Bill Bradford; several nieces & nephews. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at Smith Trinity Chapel with funeral service to follow at 12:30 pm with Rev. Tony Collins officiating. Interment 12:00 pm Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at Green Lawn Cemetery at Louisa, Kentucky. Memorial donations may be made to Broadway Baptist Church Building Fund, 2329 E. Broadway Ave., Maryville, TN 37804. Arrangements by Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, 865-983-1000, www.smithmortuary.com

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