Frances “Nadine” Bradshaw

Written by Muleskinner Staff

Frances “Nadine” Bradshaw, 90, of Holden, Missouri, died Tuesday, May 27, at Golden Valley Health Care in Clinton.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at Williams Funeral Chapel in Holden with Pastor Michael Wakeman officiating. Interment will follow in Pisgah Cemetery north of Chilhowee. 
The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 
Nadine was born Jan. 23, 1924, in Quick City, Missouri, the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth May (Gann) Tally. She was united in marriage to Ira “Clifton” Bradshaw on Sept. 23, 1940, in Warrensburg. She helped her husband on their dairy farm for many years. Nadine also worked at Holden Manor Care Center at one time and she was also a home health care provider. She loved gardening and canning. She enjoyed fixing dinners for the haying crews years ago. Nadine was known for her noodles. She especially enjoyed caring for her grandchildren.
Survivors include her son, Marion “Sonny” Bradshaw and wife, Edith, of Holden; three grandchildren, James Bradshaw of Holden, Joe Bradshaw of Holden, and Judith Witte and husband, Brian, of Lee’’s Summit, Missouri; three step-grandchildren, Kevin Huffman and wife, Kaelyn, of Holden; Robin Tevis and husband, Rusty, of Holden; and Teresa Beaver and husband, Nate, of Caribou, Maine; four great-grandchildren, Tyler Bradshaw, Katelynn Bradshaw, Hannah Witte and Sarah Witte; five step -great-grandchildren, Bobby Tevis, Bryan Tevis, Ashton Beaver, Alec Beaver and Brandy Huffman; four step-great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by six brothers, Leslie, Luther, Cecil, Russell, Harvey and Charles; and a sister, Alma Hite.