About Shirley J. Bradford:
Shirley Briscoe Eiland, 66, of La Porte, passed away Jan. 19 at Colorado-Fayette Medical Center, in
Weimar. She was born in Houston, Sept. 28, 1935, to Christopher Columbus and Imogene (Shields) Bradford.
was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Don Briscoe; second husband, Sonny Eiland; and
brother, Christopher Columbus Bradford Jr. She is survived by sons and daugthers-in-law, Don and Tina
Briscoe of La Porte and Doug and Gerry Briscoe of Virgin Islands; sisters, Nancy Leyendecker of Frelsburg,
Lollie Hayden of Brookshire and Sue Fowler of League City; brother, Doug (Bubba) Bradford of Columbus;
seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were conducted Jan. 21 at Henneke
Funeral Home in Columbus with Deacon Bennie Holesovsky officiating. Interment followed in Cheetham Cemetery
in Sheridan. Pallbearers were Donnie, Doug, Cory and Doug Briscoe Jr., Ryan Moffat, Doug Bradford
and Derek Padgett. Colorado County Citizen, January 23, 2002