Gladys C. Bradford
Gladys C. Bradford
September 19, 1959 - July 17, 2021

Gladys C. Bradford, 61, of Florahome passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021, at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville following an extended illness.
Gladys was born at the old Glendale Hospital in Palatka and had been a lifelong resident of Florahome. She graduated from Interlachen High School in 1977. In her earlier years, she had worked as an Assistant Manager of Pizza Hut in Palatka. Later Gladys was in an automobile accident that had confined her to a wheelchair for the past 35 years. She never allowed her limitations to get her down, furthering her career as Manager of Shands Home Health Care in Palatka, and continuing her duties at home. She enjoyed taking cruises and had been a worldwide traveler making many friends along the way. She was a member of the Freedom Baptist Church in Keystone Heights where she volunteered as a librarian.
Preceding her in death were her father, Drexel Clayton, and a step-son, Jesse Bradford.
Surviving are her husband of 28 years, Mark Bradford; her mother, Frances Adkins; a son, Braiden Bradford; two step-sons, Kevin Bradford and Karl Bradford; three brothers and sister-in-law, Dickie Clayton, Terry Clayton, and Jerry and Melody Clayton; a sister and brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Kelly Clackler; two grandchildren, Karley Bradford and Jesse Bradford; an “adopted” daughter, Hallie Kask; four “adopted” grandchildren, Erin Johnson, Brice Anderson, C. J. Strickland, and Rian Weaver; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 26, 2021, at Masters Funeral Home in Palatka. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Freedom Baptist Church in Keystone Heights with Pastor Jason Stephens officiating. Services will be live-streamed at Committal will follow (without a vehicular procession) at 2:00 p.m. at Oak Hill East Cemetery in Palatka.
Friends may sign the online guestbook at Masters Funeral
Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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