Mrs. Charlene Bradford Webber, 85, of 391 Holmes St. Shelby, NC was called Home to be with the Lord on June 5, 2014 at Wendover Hospice in Shelby. She was born on January 3, 1929 in Sumter, SC to the late Alex and Charlotte Taylor Bradford.
Mrs. Webber graduated from Green Bethel High School in 1947 and in that same year she married her husband, W.C. Webber. She joined Washington Missionary Baptist Church where she served over the years as kitchen supervisor, member of the Betsy Oates Missionary Group, a Sunday school teacher, an usher, chairman of the Senior Citizens Organization and sang on the choir. She was a loving child of God who served Him faithfully until He called her home.
She served her community as co-founder and secretary of the Light Oak Samaritan Organization and as secretary of the 4H Club and the Light Oak Garden Club. She also was a member of the Eastern Star Provident Court # 2 and faithfully served the North and South Carolina Singing Convention until her untimely death.
Her employment included 20 years of service at Crest High School where she retired from in 1994.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, W. C. Webber; a son, Billy Webber; sisters, Carrie Bradford, Willie Mae Wimbush and Hattie “Tony” Guyton; two brothers, Thomas Bradford and June Jackson and a grandson, Gwellyn Clemmons.
Left to cherish fond memories, are her children, Tommy Webber of St. Petersburg, FL, Kathy Corry and Geoffrey Webber both of the home and Keisha Dawkins (Curtis) of Jacksonville, Fl; her sisters, Kathleen “Dee Dee” Sloan, Annie Mae Smith and Mattie Lee Wimbush all of Detroit, MI; her grandchildren, Donald Mauney, Antwan Brooks, Reggie Gamble, Monté Webber, Travis Webber, and Traveka Parrish; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; a special niece, Robin Lynn Wimbush; a special nephew, Michael Wimbush; two special friends, Betty Oates and Alice Caldwell and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Washington Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Melvin Clark officiating and Rev. Charles Webber delivering the eulogy. Burial will take place at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:00 PM on Thursday and at other times at the home. Condolences can be expressed online at www.enloes.net. Enloe Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.