Edna Pauline "Polly" Smith Bradshaw, age 82 of Forest City died Friday, November 22, 2019 at her residence. Polly as she was known was born on June 24, 1937 in Rutherford County and was the last of sixteen children born to the late Ralph A. Smith and Thelma Ball Smith.
Polly was a lifelong Baptist, a homemaker and she worked for eleven years at Walmart in Forest City. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her husband, Grover G. Bradshaw, Sr. preceded her in death in 2001.
Survivors include her sons, Grover G. Bradshaw of Ellenboro, Ricky Gray Bradshaw of Pueblo, Colorado, Lester R. Bradshaw of Bostic, daughters, Nadine Bradshaw Moore of Forest City, Teresa Lee Tipton of Forest City and Zelda Marie Martin of Mooresboro as well as sixteen grandchildren, and sixteen great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 2 o'clock on Monday, November 25, 2019 at Eternal Hills Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2 o'clock until four o'clock on Sunday afternoon at The Padgett and King Mortuary.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, Post Office Box 336, Forest City, North Carolina 28043.
The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of arrangements and an online guest registry is available at www.padgettking.com
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