Leita Janet Bradley

Leita "Janet" Bradley, 81 of Bardstown, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at home with family by her side. She was a native of Jefferson County, served in the U.S. Navy and was a long-time member of First Presbyterian Church in Elizabethtown where she was a Deacon and Elder. Janet served for over 25 years as Dixie Homemakers Secretary, and volunteered over 25 years at St. Joseph / Audubon Hospital and multiple community organizations. Affectionately known as "punkin," she was the best mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother one could have. Janet was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Hershel Patrick Bradley; a daughter, Nanci Patricia Bradley; her parents, Evelyn and Andrew Dohn Hershey and her siblings, Mike Hershey, Andrew "Butch" Hershey, Jr., George Hershey, Mindy Age and Geraldine Hershey. Survivors include two daughters, Vicki Michele Bradley-Steege (Terry) of Bardstown and Paula Joseph Shake (Archie) of Alabama; her grandchildren, Jami Patricia Leigh Lineske (Mitchell), Courtney Danielle Treanor (Robert), Cassie Russek (Ryan) and Bradley Steege (Marika); two great-grandchildren, Aralynn Autumn Lineske and Owen Mitchell Lineske; her siblings, Carl Hughes, Jr., Thomas Hershey, Kevin Hershey, Jason Hershey, Andrea Keene, Carla Douglas, Judy Minton and Dottie Burns; and many loving cousins, nieces, and nephews. The funeral will be Tuesday, September 19, at 11 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with Chaplain Ray Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Louisville. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, September 18, and continue after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.


Monday, September 18, 2023 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home


Tuesday, September 19, 2023 starting at 11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home

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