Ella Mae died of natural causes at 2:47 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah.
She was born on Aug. 22, 1933, in Christian County to the late Charlie Radford and Bettie Roach Radford.
Ella Mae retired after 21 years as a nurse’s aide at Brookfield Manor Nursing Home. She was a member of Cave Spring Baptist Church, where she had served as secretary of Sunday School and secretary for the church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Brandon.
She is survived by one brother, Elgene Radford of Hopkinsville; one son James Radford (and wife Martha) and one daughter, Lela Wilson (and husband Eugene), all of Cerulean; four grandchildren, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.