Mrs. Loyce Knowles Bradshaw, age 87 of Lebanon, passed away on Thursday September 7, 2023 at her home. Born in Warren County, TN, August 24, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Elbert Knowles and Robbie Davis Knowles. Mrs. Bradshaw graduated from Warren County High School in 1954. She was a member of the Lebanon First Presbyterian Church.
Mrs. Bradshaw had a long career as an administrative professional, including as office manager for Lee, Danner, & Bass in Nashville, from which she retired at the age of 70. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, traveling, watching football games, and spending time with her friends and family.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles L. Bradshaw; twin sister, Joyce Knowles Badger; sister, Reva Vanderpool Pedigo; brother, Ralph Vanderpool, grandson, Dylan Johnson; and ex-husband, Jimmy Croft.
Mrs. Bradshaw is survived by her children: Aimee (Jim) Maytag of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Leann (Andy) McGinnis of Anchorage, Alaska; Sammye (Vince) Pokryfki of Wasilla, Alaska; and Jay Croft of Atlanta, Georgia; grandchildren Nathan Pokryfki, Sydney Johnson, Jordan Manelick, and Kristen Gross; and eight great-grandchildren.
At her request, there will be no formal service. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lebanon-Wilson County Public Library – 108 South Hatton Ave. Lebanon, TN 37087.
LIGON& BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements. (615) 444-2142