Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Monday, December 17, 2012 at the Greater Target A.M.E. Church in Holly Hill, with the Reverend Doctor Charles McLamore, officiating. Burial will follow in the Greater Target-Bethel Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 16, from 2:00 - 3:00 pm at the Shuler-Marshall Funeral Home Chapel.
Mr. Emanuel Lee Bradley, the tenth of eleven children, and the youngest son born to the late Mr. Peter and Mrs. Mary Mitchell Bradley, was born on August 30 1956 in Holly Hill, South Carolina and entered into eternal rest on December 10, 2012 in Bowman, South Carolina.
Emanuel was baptized at an early age at the Greater Target A.M.E. Church in Holly Hill, South Carolina, where he was a faithful member until his untimely death. He received his education in the public school system of Orangeburg County, where he graduated from Roberts High School in 1975.
He was united in marriage to the late Beverly Jamison Bradley and to that marriage, two children were born. He worked various jobs and retired from Georgia Pacific. He was a devoted member of Briner Lodge # 365.
Those left to cherish his precious memories are: two sons, Damion E. Bradley and Jeremy D. Bradley, both of Santee, SC; an adopted son, Stefan Brown, of Sumter, SC; two grandsons, Damion E. Bradley and Kristopher Bradley; four sisters, Martha (George) Williams, of Washington, DC, Nancy (Leroy) White, of Holly Hill, SC, Cherry (William) Burgess, of District Heights, MD, Barbara Jenkins, of Holly Hill, SC; two brothers, Roosevelt (Alma Jean) Bradley, Ervin J. Bradley, both of Holly Hill, SC; an aunt, Annie Bell Bradley; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends and a devoted companion, Mary High.
Friends may call at the residence, 611 Bonner Avenue, Santee and at the funeral home.