Mrs. Modesta

Bradley Gravette

1927 – 2019

Graveside Service for Mrs. Modesta Bradley Gravette, 92, of Alexander City, Alabama will be Friday, March 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm at the Hillview Memorial Park.  Rev. Wayne Henderson and Rev. Matthew Reams will officiate.  The family will receive friends on Friday, March 15, 2019 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm at Radney Funeral Home.

Mrs. Gravette passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Brown Nursing Home.  She was born on January 8, 1927 in Tallapoosa County, Alabama to Jim Bradley and Mittie Meadows Bradley.  She loved her family dearly; especially her husband Burnon and her grandchildren.  She loved Kellyton Baptist Church and teaching children in Sunday school.  Mrs. Gravette also enjoyed cooking, gardening, sewing and feeding hummingbirds.  She loved to pick and joke around.  Mrs. Gravette was a loving caregiver to anyone that needed her.

She is survived by her daughters, Linda Hardman (Randy) and Derenda Barron (Winford); grandchildren, Lacy Kuenzel (William), Kristi Hardman Yates (Keith), Amy Sherum (Bo) and Justin Lewis (Megan); great-grandchildren, JayLynn Welch, Brandon Sherum, Wesley Lewis, Sawyer Lewis, Savannah Yates, Dylan Yates and Lexi Kuenzel; sister, Margaret Greene from New York and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Burnon Gravette; parents; brother, Frank Bradley; sister, Georgia Ruth Rothe; grandchildren, Kevin Prather and Lee Hardman and son in law, Donny Lewis.

Memorials may be given to: Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama, PO Box 2273, Birmingham, AL 35201 or

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Radney Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.