HILL CHURCH & CEMETERY, MAURY COUNTY, TENNESSEE
Bradburn, Frances Rail, 24 May 1923 - (married Raymond
Odell Bradburn on 20 Jan 1946; daughter of Henry Urbin Rail & Anna Kelly; back
side of stone: "Our Children: James Urbin, Mary Ann, Eddie Paul)
Bradburn, Raymond Odell, 11 Aug 1922 - 5 Jan 1983 (married Frances Rail on 20
Jan 1946; back side of stone: "Our Children: James Urbin, Mary Ann, Eddie Paul;
US Navy, WWII)
BRADBURN, Frances Rail
Mrs. Frances Bradburn was born on May 24, 1923 in Maury County. She was the
daughter of the late Henry Urbin Rail and the late Anna Teresa O'Kelly Rail.
Frances was the wife of Raymond Odell Bradburn who preceded her in death on
January 5, 1982. Mrs. Bradburn had been employed by Sims Department Store, was
regional manager of Tupperware, manager of Potpourri Gift Shop and Hampshire
House Apartments. She was instrumental is establishing Meals on Wheels in Mt.
Pleasant. She was a very civic minded lady. She was a member of Beech Hill
Church of Christ.
She is survived by two sons, James (Liz) Bradburn of Columbia and Eddie (Diane)
Bradburn of Murfreesboro; a daughter, Mary Ann (Terry) Hendrixson of Franklin;
she was a devoted grandmother to her grandchildren, Jen (Josh) White of
Washington, D.C., Anna Hendrixson of Nashville, Seth Hendrixson, Lorin
Hendrixson, Kelsey Hendrixson and Corbin Hendrixson all of Franklin, Jason
Bradburn and Jamie Bradburn both of Columbia; two great-grandchildren; three
brothers, Henry Rail and Harry (Ann) Rail both of Mt. Pleasant and Tom (Ethel)
Rail of Wisconsin; and a sister-in-law, Betty Rail of Mt. Pleasant. In addition
to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard
Jackson Rail and William (Bill) Rail.
Mrs. Frances Rail Bradburn was 87 years old and a resident of Sterling House in
Columbia. She passed away on Tuesday, January 25, 2011.
Funeral services for Mrs. Bradburn will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. on Friday,
January 28, 2011 in the chapel of Williams Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant with
Vernon Brooks officiating. Interment will follow at the Beech Hill Cemetery.
The Bradburn Family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. on
Thursday at the funeral home.
Active pallbearers will be Seth Hendrixson, Corbin Hendrixson, Jason Bradburn
and Tim Rail.
Williams Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant is assisting the Bradburn Family with the
Photo dated 7/23/2004 and information by Rick Gray 6/24/05.