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Clarence E. Bradford

April 3, 1954 ~ March 25, 2024 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Clarence Bradford Obituary

Clarence Eugene Bradford was born on April 3, 1954, to Wille Earlene Bradford.

He was baptized into Christ at an early age and became a member of Harris Chapel Church of Christ. He graduated from Tatum High School in 1971 and continued his education at Kilgore Jr.  College. He then proudly served his country in the United States Army. Upon his Honorable Discharge from the Army, he continued as part of the United States National Guard. When he returned, he was gainfully employed with Southwest Steel Casting Company until his retirement in 2020.

On October 18, 2008, Clarence married his long-time sweetheart Maryanne Harris Bradford and together they raised four children.

Those who are waiting to welcome him home are his wife Maryanne Bradford, mother, Earlene Bradford, three brothers: James Bradford, Gary Bradford, and John Bradford; two sisters: Patricia  Ramsour, and Dora Caraway, one daughter Latressa Harris and grandson Lakeithelon Cooks.

Clarence transitioned to his Heavenly Home on Monday, March 25, 2024. He leaves to reflect on the memories of his life: Antonio (Teleka) Williams, Traci (Sherwon) Black and LaTrenia Williams all of Longview, Texas. One brother, Patrick (Vickie) Bradford of Pflugerville, Texas. Five sisters: Alice Bradford, Henderson, Texas, Belinda Jackson, Longview, Texas, Thelma (Ray) Chaney,  Dallas, Texas, Sherry Porter, Tatum, Texas and Cheneka Ward, Grand Prairie, Texas. Two Sisters-in-law; Lillian Bradford, Waxahachie, Texas and Evelyn Bradford, Crowley, Texas. Fourteen grandchildren, two great grandchildren. A host of nieces, nephews, additional family, and friends.

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Open Viewing
April 5, 2024

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Craig Funeral Home
2001 S. Green Street
Longview, TX 75602

Funeral Service
April 6, 2024

11:00 AM
Harris Chapel Church of Christ
11234 E. FM 2011
Henderson, TX 75652


Post Oak-Union Cemetery
Hwy 149
Longview, TX 75603


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