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Betty Clay Bradford

October 10, 1938 — May 12, 2021

Betty Bradford, 82, of Pampa, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2021 in Pampa.

Memorial services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel with Keith Feerer, pastor at Mary Ellen & Harvester Church of Christ, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. Livestream will be available at

Betty was born on October 10, 1938 in Hereford to Mary Frances Walker. She grew up in Pampa and graduated from Pampa High School. Betty later married O.E. "Brad" Bradford. She worked at the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company as an operator for 25 years before retiring. Betty was a member of the Mary Ellen & Harvester Church of Christ. She enjoyed painting and was a fantastic artist. Betty was also a part of the Heritage Art Club. She had a good sense of humor even when she was sick and enjoyed making others laugh. Betty loved spending time with her family and wanted to make sure everyone in her presence was happy.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Frances Walker; 1 brother, Jerry Walker; and 3 sisters, Pat Griffin, Nell Everett, and Jo Walker.

Betty is survived by her husband, O.E. "Brad" Bradford, of Wheeler; her 4 children, Brent Bradford of Texhoma, Oklahoma, Valerie Graham and husband Ty Pierce, and Amber Bradford all of Pampa, and Tiffany Bradford and husband Bear Raymo of Texhoma, Oklahoma; 4 grandchildren, Kallie Graham, Niklas Graham and wife Heather, Charlee Graham, and Makala Graham; 4 great-grandchildren, Zoey, Madilynn, Vanessa, and DJ; 1 great-niece, Kim House and husband Chris; and 2 great, great-nephews, Grayson and Jonah House.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601or the High Plains Children's Home, PO Box 7448, Amarillo, TX, 79114.

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Memorial Service

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel

600 N Ward St, Pampa, TX 79065

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