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Catherine Melton Bradburn

September 24, 1942 - November 25, 2017

Catherine Melton Bradburn, 75, of Hendersonville passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017 in Mission Hospital in Asheville.
Born in Henderson County, she was a daughter of the late Joe Howard Melton and Zelma Nix Melton. Catherine was also preceded in death by her husbands, Jay Harper Freeman and Ray Bradburn; her sons, Lonnie Jay and Donnie Joe Freeman; and her brothers, Glenn and Marvin Melton.

Catherine worked at Citizen-Times and Apple Valley Café and was also a caregiver for many years. She was truly a gift from God. “Not a day will pass that we do not think of you. We all love you so much and miss you.”

She is survived by her son, Michael “Mike” Freeman; daughter, Rose Lyda (Abraham); grandchildren, Sara and Joseph Freeman, Krystal and Isaac Lyda; great-grandchildren, Chloe and Elijah; brothers, Ted and Wayne Melton; sisters, Linda Honeycutt and Marilyn Reed; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11 am Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at St. Paul’s Cemetery. Pastor Bryan Melton will officiate.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Time: 11:00 am


St. Paul's Cemetery

St. Paul's Road
Edneyville, NC 28727

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