Arvella Maxine Bradshaw was born OIctober 7, 1919 in Altus, Oklahoma to Texie and Samuel Watson. She passed away December 30, 2010 at Garland, Texas at the age of 91 years, two months and 23 days.
Arvella grew up in Altus where she graduated from High School. She moved to Lawton during World War II where she met Hub Bradshaw who was serving at Ft Sill. They were married in Lawton on September 5, 1942. In 1945 she moved with her daughter, Pat to Cheyenne to wait for her husband to return from Japan. They owned and operated Bradshaw Feed Mill and Elevator, Allis Chalmer and New Holland Equipment, Irrigation System while raising cattle and farming alfalfa and wheat.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and one brother, Al Watson.
Survivors include her daughter, Pat Seaman of Garland, Texas; one son, Richard Bradshaw of Billings, three grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one brother, John Watson of Altus and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services were held Saturday, January 1, 2011 at the Cheyenne First Baptist Church with Dennis Hooper officiating. Burial followed at the Cheyenne Cemetery under the direction of Rose Chapel Funeral Service of Cheyenne.
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Cheyenne Star, Cheyenne, OK 6-Jan-2011