Luella Bradford, 91 ATHENS -- Luella Myrtle Bradford, 91, formerly of Jasper, died October 2 at Rosebridge Manor, Eastons Corners. She was born October 27, 1912 to Alexander Morrison and the former Gertrude Kinch and was raised in the Frankville area. She was educated at Soper School and Smiths Falls Collegiate. She learned to ride at an early age on her family's farm and had a lifelong love for horses. She married Garnet Bradford on September 24, 1937 in St. John's Anglican Church, Smiths Falls, and lived in Jasper most of her life. After her husband's death (November 22, 1962), she went to work at the Rideau Regional School in Smiths Falls. Later she was employed as a nurses' aide at the Stepping Stone Nursing Home in Eastons Corners for three years. From 1966 until her retirement in 1975, she worked at the Smiths Falls Public Hospital (South Unit). She was a member of St. Anne's Anglican Church at Eastons Corners and belonged to the guild there. Her life centred on her family and home. She was an enthusiastic gardener, very proud of her lawn and garden at her Jasper home. She also enjoyed reading, music and travelling. She moved to Brockville in 1988 to be near her family and spent her last four years at Rosebridge Manor after her health began to fail. Mrs. Bradford is survived by her son Duane Bradford and wife Margaret and by her daughter Eileen Noffke and husband Reid, all of Brockville, and by two sisters, Kathleen McBain of Frankville and Marion Marshall and husband Clarence of Smiths Falls, and a sister-in-law Gertrude Morrison of Frankville. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Sandra Wiese and husband Kurt of San Leandro, Calif., Stephen Bradford and wife Christine of Brockville, Cynthia Arsenault and husband Paul of Orleans, Jennifer VanBruggen and husband Lee of North Augusta, Bill Noffke of Mallorytown and Brad Noffke of Brockville; seven great-grandchildren, Ethan Wiese, Adriana and Ashton Bradford, Amelia, Adrianna and Reid Arsenault and Amanda VanBruggen; and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by four sisters, Gertrude Anning, Sarah Howe, Beatrice Saunders and Olive Salter, and two brothers, Clarence Morrison and Burton Morrison. Friends called at the Judson Funeral Home, Athens, before the funeral in the Judson Chapel on October 4. Rev. Peggy Hudson of St. Thomas Anglican Church officiated and burial followed at Wolford Cemetery. The pallbearers were Clarence Marshall, Bill and Brad Noffke, Stephen Bradford, Cynthia Arsenault and Jennifer VanBruggen. Memorial donations were directed to the Alzheimer Society and the Rosebridge Manor Recreational Fund. Published in Section b, page 8 in the Saturday, November 6, 2004 edition of the Brockville Recorder & Times. Posted 11:07:41 AM Saturday, November 6, 2004.