Erva Lassiter Bradley

June 27, 2011


Erva Lassiter Bradley age 78 of Ahoskie died June 27, 2011 at the Ahoskie House. She was born September 5, 1932 in Northampton County to the late Eley Lassiter and Clara Oliver Lassiter.She was the wife of the late Alvah Bradley.

She was a homemaker,a loving Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, an active member of New Hope Baptist Church, taught Ceramic and Cake decorating classes at Roanoke Chowan Community College and loved her flowers.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 2:00 PM at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie. Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens. Rev. Thomas Lamm will officiate.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, a daughter Gayle Deanes and her husband Tommy of Aulander, three sons Marshall Bradley and his wife Lynn of Franklin, VA., Mike Bradley and his wife Sheila of Aulander and Kenny Bradley and his wife Andrea of Ahoskie , a sister Evelyn Bryant of Rich Square, brothers Charles Lassiter of Rich Square, Ray Lassiter of Virginia Beach, VA., and Glen Lassiter of Rich Square, twelve grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer‚??s Association.

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Garrett-Jones Funeral Home is serving the Bradley family.

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Shirley Smith
12 years ago

So sorry to hear of Mrs. Bradley’s passing. She was a sweet lady and have left her legacy in her children and grandchildren. All of you have my deepest sympathy.

Thelbert Brown
12 years ago

To the Bradley family:

I want to say that I’m sorry for the loss of your mother. When I was growing up in Ahoskie and would visit your family, I was always treated as one of the family. Your mother and father were very kind to the neighborhood kids. My prayers are with you. Your childhood friend.


Debbie Robbins
12 years ago

Extending my deepest sympathies to each of you. I know how much she was loved by her family. I personally know how much Aunt Evelyn and Jane adored her.

Joy Davenport
12 years ago

Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers. Please cherish the memories that you had with your parents. My family will always miss Mr. Alvah and Mrs. Erva from there leadership roles at New Hope Baptist Church.

Wendy Johnson Marks
12 years ago

Dear Kenny, Andrea and family

Just a note to let you know that Brittney and I have you in our thoughts and prayers during this time.

12 years ago

Thinking of you and your siblings during this time of sorrow. We will keep you in our prayers.