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Fernecia "Necia" Fran Bradley, 77, of Orange

Fernecia “Necia” Fran Bradley, 77, of Orange, Texas, passed away on May 4, 2023, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.

Funeral services will be 3:00 pm., Monday, May 8, 2023, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Visitation will begin prior to the service at 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 8, 2023, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Jacksonville, Florida, on July 15, 1945, she was the daughter of Homer and LaVerne (Thomas) Prichard. Necia was a strong Christian woman and could always recite any verse you may be needing. She was an outgoing woman, full of laughter. Necia never met a stranger and was rarely seen without a smile on her face. She enjoyed her bling and jewelry, plants, and her dogs, Binkie and Starlie. Necia was a very artistic and crafty person, she could make anything out of nothing and enjoyed vending at craft fairs. Most importantly, Necia lived for her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved them with all her heart and made sure they knew it. Necia was an amazing lady and will be deeply missed by everyone who knew her.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Homer and LaVerne Prichard; and loving husband, Larry Bradley.

She is survived by her children, Mike Shannon and wife, Connie of Lumberton, Lisa Shannon of New Braunfels, Beth Talbert of Lufkin, and James Shannon of Orange; grandchildren, Michael Shannon, Christopher Talbert, Lauren Walker, Joshua Shannon, Coltin Pound, Kaitlyn Traeger, Jessica Shannon, and Vance Bourg; great-grandchildren, Jackson, Logan, and Kylie Walker, and Adeline Traeger; siblings, Chrysis Bloom of Marathon, Wisconsin, David Prichard of Wausau, Wisconsin, and Tom Prichard of Canton, Georgia; as well as other loving family and friends.

Honorary pallbearers are Michael Shannon, Joshua Shannon, Coltin Pound, and Vance Bourg.


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