Deaconess Earline Virginia Daniels Bradley departed this life on Earth to enter eternal rest on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at her home surrounded by loved ones.
Born on Dec. 29, 1931, in Sumter County, she was a daughter of the late Ed and Mary Daniels White and the late James Kendrick. Earline was educated in the public schools of Sumter County. She accepted Christ at an early age and continued Christian growth at Mulberry Missionary Baptist Church up until the time of her death.
On April 2, 1955, Earline married the late Deacon James Thomas Bradley Jr and to this union four children were born.
She leaves to cherish fond memories: her four children, James Earl Bradley and Linda Bradley of the home, Lynn Bradley of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Valerie (Ronnie) Burgess of Myrtle Beach; a goddaughter, Lisa Richardson of Sumter; two special nieces, Bernice Keels and Jere Pitts of Sumter; a special nephew, Christian (Yolanda) Leaf of Rex, Georgia; eight grandchildren, Shaunda (Gregory) Lamar of Pearland, Texas, and Dr. Kayla Bradley of Sumter, both of whom were reared in the home, Gunnery Sgt. Renard (Ariea) Bradley of Oceanside, California, Etienne (Alicia) Bradley of Orangeburg, Keyonna Bradley of North Charleston, Kemily and Shakena Burgess of Myrtle Beach and Kelsey Burgess of Charlotte; honorary grandchildren, Pressley (Adrienne) Harvin Jr., Pastor Patrick (Dedra) Harvin, Pamelyn Harvin, Donte Rich and Deja and Jaron Richardson; 10 great-grandchildren, Symphoni, Carlton and Sydney Lamar, Davion Tyler, Tatyanna Wells and De'kwan, Chase and Chasity Bradley, Ezra Bradley and Brenton Dickerson; adopted great-grandchildren, Pressley III, Christal, Haze and Michael Harvin; three brothers, Willis (Sadie) White, James White and Mozell (Roberta) White; sisters, Flossie York, Peggie White, Ethel Leaf and Lurie Wells; sisters-in-law, Velia Ladson, Lucy White and Martha Bradley; brother-in-law, William Jennings; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, all of whom will miss her dearly.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Earline was preceded in death by six brothers, Raymond Daniels, Ezell White, Ulyssees Daniels, Edmond White, Johnnie White and Lee Jones; one sister, Betty McKnight; and one goddaughter, Anne Laverne Rich.
Public viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. today at Job's Mortuary.
Mrs. Bradley will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. on Thursday for viewing until the hour of service.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday at Mulberry Baptist Church, 1400 Mulberry Church Road, Sumter, with Pastor Leroy Blanding officiating. Interment will follow at Mulberry Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at 21 Monroe St., Sumter.
Job's Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St., Sumter, is in charge of arrangements.
Online memorials may be sent to the family at email@example.com or visit us on the web at www.jobsmortuary.net.
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