Catherine Melton Bradburn

September 24, 1942 - November 25, 2017
Catherine Melton Bradburn

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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.


Wednesday, November 29, 2017
11:00 AM

St. Paul’s Cemetery - Directions
St. Paul's Road
Edneyville, NC 28727

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  • November 29, 2017
    Donna Bedsole says:
    Roseann, Abe, Krystal. Isaac. I was so saddened to hear that Kathy had passed away. Remember the good times and know you were loved. She will be missed. Love to all of you.

  • November 30, 2017
    Vickie Wyatt says:
    So sorry to hear that Cathy had passed away my hear and prayers go out to the family. Cathy was always a joy to be around.