Bettie Bradley Dolan, 84, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, January 5, 2014.
Mrs. Dolan was born in Elizabethton, Tenn., to the late William H. Sr. and Liatha Mae McCloud Bradley. In addition to her parents, two brothers, William Jr. and Robert Bradley, and two sisters, Dorothy Pierce and Mary Dykes, preceded her in death.
Bettie was formerly employed by Quik Cleaners and Laundry and faithfully attended the First Christian Church in Elizabethton, where she made a lifelong commitment to serve her Lord Jesus. Bettie was loved by many who had the good fortune to have known her and was fond of her Milligan College student friends.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, John and Laurie Dolan of Ocoee, Fla., and Greg and Bonnie Dolan of Jonesborough, Tenn.; two sisters, Shirley Bradley and Kate Bowers of Elizabethton; one brother, John “Bud” Bradley; eight grandchildren, Sean and Scott Dolan, Tracie Martin, Missy and Clifford Dolan, Aaron, Logan and Julianna Deyo; several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins; and her special friends, Charles and Becky Sanders, Virginia Laws and the ladies of First Christian Church.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Elizabethton, prior to the 7 p.m. memorial service for Mrs. Dolan officiated by Pastor John Smith. The graveside service and interment will be on Thursday, January 9, at 11 a.m. in the Bradley Cemetery in Elizabethton. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, will be Jerry Bradley, Jeff Dykes, Randy Bradley, Sandy Bradley, Dan Simerly and John Bradley. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Dolan family may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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