Emma Hall Bradshaw, 92, passed away August 9, 2019, in Virginia, at the home of her daughter, Taania. She was born June 12, 1927, in Hurricane, UT, the sixth child and first daughter of Lafayette and Mary Bertha Wood Hall. She married Lyndon Bradshaw on September 25, 1946, in the St. George Temple. He preceded her in death June 1, 2013.
Lyndon and Emma moved their family to New Zealand in 1958 and lived there for five years, and then went to Germany from 1963-65 while serving as Labor Missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Emma kept busy with family and household duties while Lyndon was away for weeks at a time building chapels. She also fixed a lot of meals and threw a lot of parties for labor missionaries and servicemen during their 7½ years overseas.
She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and served in many and varied callings, especially in New Zealand and Germany. Emma and Lyndon were very loved in New Zealand and were a great influence on labor missionaries, neighbors, and friends there. She was an excellent cook and is especially remembered for her bread, rolls, and chocolate cake.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lyndon; daughter, Kerren Bradshaw Covington; son-in-law, Rick Hendrix; and brothers, Ersel, Arbon, Keith, Ferrel, and Milton.
She is survived by her children, Linda and Corwin Ogden (Richfield, UT); Kenneth and Venna Rae Bradshaw, Kerry and Judy Bradshaw (Hurricane, UT); and Taania Hendrix (Bristow, VA); sister, LaNetta Sanders (Cedar City, UT); and 24 Grandchildren, 49 Great-grandchildren, and 7 Great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 17, 2019, at 11:00 am at the Hurricane Stake Center, 280 South 700 West , Hurricane. There will be a viewing from 7:00 - 8:30 pm on Friday, August 16, and from 9:30 - 10:30 am on Saturday, August 17, prior to the services.
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