In Memory Of

Bradley, Mary L. Lance who passed away on 9/28/2016 at the age of 101


Mary Lance Bradley, 101, passed away peacefully with her family on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.  Mary was the oldest daughter of thirteen children, raised on a farm in Chillicothe, Texas.  She had lived in Crownsville, Maryland for four years.

She became a Registered Nurse in 1939 and later an Anesthetist, practicing until her retirement in 1978. Mary served fifteen years in the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps; stationed in the Pacific Theater during both WWII and Korean campaigns.  She was a loving mother, devoted wife, and active member of her church family, Oakhurst United Methodist (later merged to become Faith United Methodist). Her faith was always her strength and light which guided her care and service to others. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.  

Mrs. Bradley was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-five years, Lt. Commander Charles J. “Brad” Bradley, USN (Ret.).  She is survived by her beloved son, Charles Lance Bradley and his wife, Marsha A. Bradley of Crownsville, Maryland; and her most precious granddaughters Cora A. Bradley and Jessa K. Bradley.  She is also survived by her two loving brothers Raymond Lance of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania; and Larry Keith Lance of Plainview, Texas; and many devoted nieces and nephews.

Services and Interment will be held on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at the Mount Olivet Chapel and Cemetery, 2301 North Sylvania Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76111 at 11:30 a.m.  Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests any donations be made to the American Cancer Society.