Mary Anne Owens Bradberry

September 1, 1939 - April 5, 2021
Mary Anne Owens Bradberry


Mary Anne Owens Bradberry, age 81, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021, at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare.

She was born on September 1, 1939 in Southern Maryland, the daughter of Archie Owens and Frances Anderson Owens.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Julian H. Bradberry, Jr., sons: Robert Bradberry and his wife Lori and their daughter, Alex Bradberry; Jeff Bradberry and his wife Lisa and their children, Katie and Andrew Bradberry; and daughter Tammy Matthews. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, son, Richard Bradberry, and son-in-law Joseph Matthews.

Mary was a resident of Wilmington, NC for 49 years, where she was a member of Immaculate Conception Church and a former member of St. Mark Catholic Church. She was also a member of The Carmelite Third Order.

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  • April 08, 2021
    Bill Morine, N2COP says:
    Dear Brad, Tammy and Family: On behalf of the entire Amateur Radio community, we send our deepest sympathies on the passing of KK4QMZ. She was an inspiration at the Azalea Coast Amateur Radio Club and at Field Day events. We wish you all peach and strength as you move forward.

  • April 09, 2021
    Barbara Baker says:
    Dear Julian and Family, May Gods' love grant you peace and love on the death of Mary Anne . With the fondness of thoughts. Barbara and Wally Baker

  • April 09, 2021
    Lawrence (Larry) & Betty Mathews says:
    Sorry for your loss Brad. I know you will miss her very much.

  • April 10, 2021
    James & Anita Duren Lewis says:
    Dear Robert, Anita and I would like to express our condolences in the passing of your mother. It is our prayer that God continues to comfort you and your family at this hour and in the days ahead.

  • April 11, 2021
    Jonelle and John Grabenstein says:
    Julian, So sorry for your loss. She was a lovely lady. We will miss her at the GE Retiree Luncheons.