Barbara Marie Bradshaw, of Buchanan

Published 4:35 pm Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Barbara Marie Bradshaw, 78, of Buchanan, passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at Lakeland Community Hospital, Niles.

Barbara was born on Oct. 13, 1936, in Mishawaka, Indiana. She was a lifetime resident of Buchanan and a member at Mt. Zion Cathedral Church of God in Christ.

Barbara Marie Bradshaw

Barbara Marie Bradshaw

She is survived by her children, Cleavon Bradshaw, Jr., Betty Bradshaw, John Bradshaw, Pamela (Rufus) Perry, Rodney Bradshaw, Bruce Bradshaw and Louise Williams; sisters, Martha Wakes, Mayetta Witherspoon and Joyce Robinson; 17 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren.

Barbara is preceded in death by her husband, Cleavon Bradshaw, Sr., on July 1, 2003; parents, Willie and Eva Poole; son, Terry Lee Bradshaw; brothers, Mathew Lewis Jr., and Willie Poole, Jr. and sister, Anna Marie Tinder.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. May 14, 2015, at Mt. Zion Cathederal Church of God in Christ, Buchanan. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from noon to 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Hoven Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at