History of the Restoration Movement

Charles Lafayette Bradley


Source: Find-A-Grave


Charles Lafayette Bradley, Jr., age 86, of Searcy died on August 9, 2004.  He was born at Morrilton, Arkansas in 1918 and his family moved to Searcy in 1934.  "C. L.", as he was known to most of his friends, attended Harding College and went on to graduate from the Northern Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago in 1949.  He practiced Optometry in Walnut Ridge for more than 40 years, and also for a brief time in Prescott.  He was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ and served as an elder for a number of years.  He also served as a board member for Crowley"s Ridge Academy in Paragould.  Dr. Bradley was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Leona Bradley of Searcy and one brother, James L. Bradley of Cherokee Village.  Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Modena Rains Bradley of Searcy; a daughter, Myra Ernst of West Monroe, Louisiana; a son, Dr. Barry Bradley of Orlando, Florida; two sisters, Ruth Hare of Searcy and Carolyn Howk of Breckenridge, Texas and five grandchildren.

-Source:Roller Funeral Home

Directions To Grave

The White County Memorial Gardens is located in southeast part of Searcy, Arkansas. Enter the cemetery and dead end. Turn left. Make your way around to the left side of the cemetery toward the rear. The Bradley plot is in the Garden of Christus. Look for the statue of the Jesus encircled with some trees. Just behind statue and just outside the right corner of the trees is the Bradley plot in Section C, Lot 65, sp.3.

GPS Location
35°14'32.4"N 91°41'22.3"W
35.242323, -91.689516

White County Cemetery

Mary Leona Bradley - 1899 -
Charles L. Bradley - 1891-1970

Photos Taken 09.30.2019
Webpage produced 11.05.2019
Courtesy Of Scott Harp

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