Reverend Patricia Bradford was born May 17, 1950, to
the late Hezekiah Bradford, Sr., and Idonia Ingram. She departed
this life on May 30, 2018, at home surrounded by family.
She attended Phylis Wheatley in Apopka, Florida.
In 1968, she moved to Syracuse, New York, where she resided until
she returned to Apopka, Florida. in February 2017.
She retired from Upstate University Hospital where she worked as
Supervisor of Housekeeping.
In 2003, she accepted the call to ministry and was licensed by
Pastor Alex Mason at New Salem Missionary Baptist Church.
In 2005, she received her official certification for ministry from
The New Life Institute for Theological Biblical Studies, under the
leadership of Bishop Ronald Dewberry.
Upon returning to Apopka, she served in ministry at the St. Luke
Full Gospel Baptist Church in Zellwood, Florida.
She enjoyed fishing and spending time with family. She also enjoyed
traveling. She was the queen of church suits, hats and purses. She
had a smile, laugh, and a caring heart that will never be forgotten.
She leaves to cherish her memory: Five children, Ronnie Parnell,
Jr., Runnette Bradford, Garrett Bradford, Jordan Bradford and
Evangelist Arian Bradford, all of Syracuse, New York; brothers,
Ernest Ingram, James Ingram (Teresa), Ronnie Parnell, Sr. (Marian),
all of Syracuse, New York, Hezekiah Bradford, Jr. (Veronica),
Marvin Bradford, Sr. (Tonya) of Apopka, Florida, Johnny
Bradford (Deborah) of Orlando, Florida, Kenneth Bradford of
Eutis, Florida, and Nathaniel Jones (Mary) of Newberry, Florida;
sisters, Annie Thomas of Gary, Indiana, Doretha Bradford, Edith
Bradford, Annie Rollins of Orlando, Florida, Alberta McKnight,
Belinda Rouse (Eric), Betty Jean Bradford of Syracuse, New York,
Maxine Cook, Barbara Pollock (Clyde) of Zellwood, Florida, and
Tamika Belcher of Taft, Florida; two aunts, Nadine Park? (James)
and Ethel Brown of Syracuse, New York; four godchildren; ten
grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other
loving family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Hezekiah Bradford,
Sr., and Idonia Ingram; brothers, Antonio, Eddie, Willie, and
Tolbert Bradford, Bruce Jones, and Robert Jones; and sister,