Leonia Morrison Bradshaw passed away on March 26, 2018 at Cleveland Pines
Born May 30, 1924 in Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late
Johnnie Morrison and Bessie Walker Morrison. She was a very dedicated
employee and hard worker at both Cooksville Hosiery Mill and Century
Furniture Company before her retirement. She was a member of Zion Hill
Baptist Church in Upper Cleveland County. She truly loved her Sunday School
Class members at Zion Hill. She was a beloved and devoted wife, mother and
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 65
years, Willard Jessie Bradshaw; sisters and brothers-in-law Vangie Buff
(Howard), Ruby Sain (B.H.), Argel Canipe (D.H.), and brother Carmie
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Cook and husband Ray of Belwood,
Norma Brittain and husband Steve of Vale; two grandsons, Alan Brittain
(Tara) of Charlotte and Scott Brittain of Honolulu, Hawaii; two great
granddaughters, Alex and Claire Brittain of Charlotte; brother Donald
Morrison of Vale; sister-in-law Viola Morrison of Hickory; and numerous
nieces and nephews. She dearly loved her family and especially the
She had a passion for gardening both vegetables and flowers and was
especially fond of her beautiful spring pansies and colorful tulips. She
loved to cook bountiful Sunday lunches which always included delicious
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2:00pm to 3:00 pm at Stamey
and Tysinger Funeral Home in Fallston. A memorial service will begin at
3:00pm in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Allan Barlow officiating.
Burial will follow at Zion Hill Baptist Church cemetery.
The family would like to thank the staff of Cleveland Pines Nursing Center
and Hospice of Wendover for their loving care.
Memorials may be made to Zion Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, 8029 Old
N.C. 18 Hwy., Lawndale, N.C. 28090 or to Alzheimers Association, 3800
Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, NC 28215-3220.
Condolences may be made online at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation
Center, Inc., Fallston.