News was received here Tuesday of the death of Mrs Albert Bradshaw at her home in Paducah. The deceased has many warm friends here who grieve over her departure.
Hopkinsville New Era
July 1886


'20-The News 20 Years Ago-'40 February 13, 1920

Dr. Edgar B. Bradshaw died at his home in Cadiz after more than 20
years of dentistry practice here.
Cadiz Record Mar 1940


Ripe In Years
James Bradshaw Dead, Aged 84 Years
A Good Man Has Fallen Whose Good Deeds Will Live After Him
Mr. James Bradshaw, one of the oldest and wealthiest men in Christian county, died at 8 o'clock Tuesday night, at his home in the suburbs of Hopkinsville. He had for several years been very feeble and almost blind and made his home with his niece, Mrs. John A. Gunn. Mr. Bradshaw was in his 84th year and was a native of Christian county. All of his long and honorable life was spent in this county. Until incapacitated for business by old age, he followed farming and accumulated one of the finest landed estates in the county, comprising nearly 1100 acres. The evening of his life has been passed in this city in the home of Dr. Gunn. He was never married and the children of his brothers and sisters are his nearest relatives. Among these are Mrs. Gunn and her three brothers, the Messrs. Kelly, and Mrs. W. P. Winfree, of the city. The probating of the will, disposing of his large estate will be awaited with interest. Mr. Bradshaw was a member of First Presbyterian Church and his funeral services were held yesterday morning at Dr. Gunn's residence. Rev. F. L. Goff officiating. The burial following at Hopewell cemetery.

              ROSE Z. BRADSHAW

             Rose Zellia Bradshaw, 64, Hopkinsville, died
             Saturday, Feb. 12, 2000, at St. Thomas
             Hospital, Nashville, Tenn., of natural causes.

             Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Mount
             Olive Baptist Church, with the Rev. C.E. Bagwell
             officiating. Burial will be in Cave Spring
             Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday night at
             Gamble Funeral Home.

             A native of Christian County, she was born Jan. 9,
             1936, the daughter of Jennie L. Dillard Chiles,
             Hopkinsville, and the late Rev. H.E. Dillard. She
             was a teachers' assistant for 17 years for the
             Christian County Board of Education and was a
             member of the Mount Olive Baptist Church where
             she was assistant church pianist, was a deaconess
             and a member of the choir.

             In addition to her mother, survivors include her
             husband, Ollie Bradshaw; a son, Ollie 'Gerald''
             Bradshaw, Nashville, Tenn.; a daughter, Angela
             Bradshaw, Nashville; three sisters, Mae Thelma
             Thacker and Lu Helen Herring, both of Evansville,
             Ind., O'Delcia Davis, Hopkinsville, and one


Kentucky New Era
Monday May 11, 1998
Virgil Bradshaw, 71, Hopkinsville, died at 5:55 p.m. Friday of natural causes.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Gamble Funeral Home, with Bishop Ray Smith officiating. Burial will be in Cave Spring Cemetery, visitation will be from
11a.m. until 6 p.m. Tuesday.
A native of Christian county he was born Dec 14, 1926, the son of the late Virgil and Betty Bradshaw. He was an employee of Kentucky Moving and Storage and was a member of the Virgina Baptist Church. His wife, Ada Bradshaw, preceded him in death.
Survivors include four sons, Joseph, Virgil, Willie Baker Bradshaw and Thomas Green, all of Hopkinsville; five daughters, Jacquelyn Cushenberry, Indianapolis, Ind., Frances Catlett, Sharon Hawkins, Barbara Brown and Theresa Thomas, all of Hopkinsville; two sisters, Sarah Bradshaw and Earnestine Dixon, both of Hopkinsville; 27 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

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