July 21, 1935 ~ October 15, 2021

Born in: Henderson Co., NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Evelyn Jean M. Bradburn, 86, passed away Friday, October 15, 2021, following a long illness.

A native of Henderson County, Evelyn graduated from Edneyville High School and retired from AT&T. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Bradburn, mother Ruth McAbee Bradley, father, Arvel Bradley, cousin Ann Herren and grandmother Bessie Conner.

Evelyn is survived by her niece, Holly Bradley, who was the sunshine of her life, her brother, David Bradley, and numerous friends.

She was of the Christian faith, a member of Kenilworth Presbyterian Church, and did many good things. She was greatly loved and will be missed and remembered.

The family expresses special appreciation to Judith Herren, Four Seasons Hospice, Pisgah Valley Skilled Nursing, and all others who helped Evelyn during these last years.

Visitation will be from 1:00 – 2:00p.m. Wednesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue followed by a graveside service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army, 750 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806, or to Kenilworth Presbyterian Church, 123 Kenilworth Road, Asheville, NC 28803.


Visitation: October 20, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


Graveside Service: October 20, 2021 2:00 pm

Forest Lawn Memorial Park
1498 Sand Hill Road
Candler, NC 28715


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  1. Such a sweet and beautiful Lady. I worked with her at AT&T/Southern Bell. She was always smiling. I’ve ran into her a few times since retiring and she was still the same sweet and beautiful lady. Heaven has gained a beautiful angel!


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