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Monday, December 28, 2020

Updated Obituary - Mary Ellen Bradley

Mary Ellen Bradley, 82, of Cleveland, Missouri, passed away peacefully Friday, December 25, 2020 at Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Overland Park, Kansas. 

Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, Missouri, with burial in the Freeman Cemetery, Freeman, MO. 

The family will receive friends 1:00-2:00pm Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Baptist Church, Harrisonville.

Mary was born August 8, 1938 in Argonia, Kansas, a daughter of Lester and Fanny (Marsh) Wimp. She grew up in the Marlborough area of Kansas City, MO and was a graduate of Center High School.

Mary was united in marriage to David Bradley on July 11, 1981. She had lived in Raytown, MO and Kansas City before moving to Cleveland 26 years ago. Mary was a payroll manager and had worked for various car dealers in the Kansas City area before retiring from Sunflower Dodge in 2006. Mary was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Harrisonville, MO.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers: Lester Wimp and Joe Wimp. She is survived by her husband, David Bradley, Cleveland, MO; two sons: Robert (Marlene) Phillips, Peculiar, MO; and Ryan (Giselle) Phillips, Smithfield, VA; three sisters: Mabel (Bill) Taylor, Harrisonville, MO; Alice O’Bleness, Stanley, KS; and Carol (Bob) Kennard, Florence, AZ; and six grandchildren.