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Sharlyn Bradfield


Sharlyn Denise “Sherry” Keele Bradfield, 53, LaHarpe, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.
Sherry was born Nov. 17, 1959, in Portsmouth, Va., the daughter of Richard E. and Sandra C. (Thompson) Keele. She grew up in Colony and graduated from Crest High School.
She had made her home in the Iola area most of her adult life and was working at Jump Start in Iola.
On March 10, 2011, Sherry married Charles L. Bradfield.
Survivors are her husband, Charles Bradfield, LaHarpe; a sister, Diana Keele, LaHarpe; three nephews Ryan Ellis, Luther and Joshua Lohff; four great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother, Dennis.
Cremation has taken place.
Memorial visitation is from 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday at the Colony Community Building.
Memorials may be made to the Sherry Keele Bradfield Memorial Fund and may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, who assisted the family.
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