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Sunday November 13th, 2022
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Cherokee Ward
Monday November 14th, 2022

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Wilmont Community Cemetery
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Ireta Bradley

Ireta Egbert Bradley, 81, passed peacefully into the arms of her Heavenly Father on Thursday, November 10, 2022, at Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva, North Carolina.
Ireta was born on May 26, 1941, in Rexburg, Idaho. She was the fifth of six children born to the late Herschel Whittle Egbert and Eva Lorene Sanders.
In addition to her parents, Ireta was preceded in death by her husband, Joe L. Bradley, and her siblings, Pauline Howell, Ronella “Deannie” Bratlie, Doyle Egbert, and Vernon “Don” Egbert. She is survived by her children, Bobbette (Jerry) Jones of Harrodsburg, KY, Dallas Bradley (Vickie) of Whittier, NC, Roger Bradley (Aimee) of Caldwell, ID, Vincen Bradley (Gina) of Whittier, NC, and Roy Bradley (Maria) of Whittier, NC. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grand-children with two more expected.
Ireta was raised in Marysville, ID on the family farm. She was married to Joe L. Bradley on April 17, 1965, at her family home in Marysville. She earned an Associate Degree from Rick’s College in 1961 and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Brigham Young University in 1974. Following school, Ireta worked as a teacher in Idaho, serving for 10 years at Groveland Elementary Schoolin Blackfoot, ID.                                                                                     Ireta and Joe moved their family to Whittier, NC in 1984 where she continued
her teaching career. After retiring from teaching, Ireta worked as a CNA doing home health care for the people of Swain and Jackson Counties. Ireta dearly loved the children she taught and the patients she served.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 11:00 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Cherokee Ward, with Brother Leon Jenks officiating. Burial will follow in the Wilmont Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 13, 2022 from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Appalachian Funeral Services in Sylva, NC.                                                    An online registry is available at: www.appalachianfuneralservices.com. Appalachian Funeral Services of Sylva, NC is serving
the family.

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A candle was lit in memory of Ireta Bradley

Cindy D Robertson Nov 16 2022 1:02 PM

This person purchased a memorial tree that will be planted in honor of Ireta Bradley.

Ronella Clements Nov 14 2022 12:00 AM

To all the children and your families Judy and I were saddened to learn of Irita's passing. All of you were blessed to have Irita as a Mother and Grandmother. She was so easy going and compassionate to everyone she encountered. Now all of you are blessed because you are living the way Irita and Joe taught you. Knowing Irita, Joe and all of you has been such a pleasure. Our prayers are with you.

Wiley and Judy Henson Nov 13 2022 12:46 PM

There is not enough space here for all I would want to say about my dear aunt reta. I loved her so much always loved going and seeing her and the cousins she was a amazing woman and I'll miss her so much I hope she is happy in heaven heaven with her family and her heavenly father I'm glad she is at rest and peace now God bless her and family

Ronella Clements and family Nov 13 2022 1:23 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ireta Bradley

Donna varnadore Nov 13 2022 1:14 AM

I am sending my deepest condolences to the family and friends of my beloved Auntie Ireta. Rest in peace, dear Aunt. I love you so much. I hope you are having a beautiful reunion with your family on the other side.

Shelley Howell Nov 12 2022 4:38 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ireta Bradley

Sue Nations Nov 12 2022 3:19 PM

Ireta is truly a most kind, generous, loving, and Christ-like Daughter of God. Idaho\'s loss was North Carolina Blessing. The Idaho Egbert and Hendricks cousins loved the video tribute and pray for all her family and friends.

Michael Hendricks Nov 12 2022 1:19 PM

I worked with Ireta at Cherokee. She was so sweet and caring. Everyone loved her. My sympathy to all.

Cathy Dunlap Nov 12 2022 12:32 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Ireta Bradley

Sherra Dickerson Nov 12 2022 10:40 AM

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