Sadie Bradford

Sadie Mae Bradford of Hope went to be with her Lord on Friday, July 23, 2021, at her home surrounded by family. She was born January 19, 1953, in Lodi, California to Pauline Hudspeth Taliaferro and J. W. Cox.

She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, sister-in-law, and mamaw. She was a homemaker. She loved spending time with her family, friends, and grandbabies. She enjoyed going to the beach and camping with family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her son Robert “Robbie” Lee Hawthorne, Jr., her parents Pauline Taliaferro and J. W. Cox, three brothers James Cox, Glen Cox, and Matt Cox.

She is survived by her loving husband of 21 years Chris Bradford of Hope, AR; one daughter and son-in-law Crystal and Sean Markcum of Murfreesboro, AR; two sisters Barbara Peek of Hope, AR and Frances Stout of Hope, AR; seven grandbabies Daniel Hill, Alesa Markcum, Blake Scott, Haley Markcum, Megan Markcum, Hunter Markcum, and Aiden Markcum of Murfreesboro, AR; numerous nieces and nephews.

A Love fund for funeral expenses can be made to Herndon-Fuqua Funeral Home.

A memorial service will be held at Guernsey Baptist Church Saturday, August 7, 2021, at 4:00 pm.

We also invite you to express your public condolences at or private Letters of Love at

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