Josephine Trotter Brady, 97, of Lower Spring Creek Community, Riceville, went to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, January 30, 2021 at NHC Healthcare of Athens.
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She was the mother of four children, the grandmother of nine grandchildren, the great-grandmother of 17 great-grandchildren and the great-great-grandmother of three great-great-grandchildren. She loved the Lord with all her heart, and was a devoted, long-time member of Mt. Harmony Baptist Church #2 of Riceville where she faithfully taught Sunday School and played the organ and piano for many years. Also she was instrumental in starting Vacation Bible School and the WMU at the church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Uyless Brady; one daughter Jean Brady Cardin; her parents John Lemley and Bessie Guthrie Trotter, two sisters, Christine Morgan and Margaret McCamish, one brother, Robert (Bobby) Trotter.
Survivors include her children, Ann Wilson and husband Don; Sue Simpson and husband John; and Johnny Brady and wife Cathy; her grandchildren, Shane Williams and wife Sarah; Mary Elizabeth Young and husband David; Mitchell Simpson and wife Megan; Aaron Cardin and wife Alison; Steven Brady and wife Brandy; Amanda Stevens and husband Mike; Scott Brady, Tyler Wilson and fiancee Crissie Bennett and Shelby Cook and husband Taylor. One sons-in-law Don Cardin and wife Sheila; two sisters-in-law Betty Trotter and Nell Brady.
Funeral service will be conducted, 2:00 pm, Tuesday at Mt. Harmony Baptist Church #2 of Riceville with Rev. Garry King officiating. Burial will be in Lower Spring Creek Cemetery immdiately following the service.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
We would like to thank the staff of NHC Healthcare for the loving care they provided our mother.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Harmony Baptist Church #2 of Riceville, P.O. Box 3133, Riceville, Tennessee 37370.
The family requests that you wear a mask per the rules for the CDC concerning COVID-19 and for your safety and theirs.