Dolly Lou Bradford, 59, West Lafayette, passed away Wednesday morning, April 21, 2010, at The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus.

Dolly was born Sept. 20, 1950, in Clay County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Herbert E. Young, Port Washington, who died in 1989, and the late Gay Lane Young, Port Washington, who died in 1985.

She was a graduate of Indian Valley South High School, Class of 1968.

Dolly was employed in the dietary department of Lafayette Pointe Nursing Home, West Lafayette, for over 10 years. She was selected as employee of the month at Lafayette Pointe on a few occasions. Prior to that, she was employed at the former Pretty Products Company of Coshocton, the former NCR Company of Cambridge and Kurz-Kasch Company of Newcomerstown. She belonged to the Valley View Baptist Church of Newcomerstown. She enjoyed reading, relaxing with a Diet Coke, cooking, playing with her sheltie, Casey, and spending as much time as she could with her daughter, Jennifer.

In addition to her parents, Dolly was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Denise E. Bradford; her brother, Charlie Young; and a brother-in-law, Earl Berger.

Dolly is survived by her husband of 31 years, Danny L. Bradford of West Lafayette, whom she married Sept. 23, 1979. She also leaves her daughter, Jennifer L. Bradford of Zanesville and Jennifer's fiancé, Cory D. Krumlauf of Zanesville; four sisters, Carolyn S. (Euell) McGlothlin of Uhrichsville, Viola J. (Randy) Bradford of Newcomerstown, Darlene F. Goff of Uhrichsville and Deloris J. Berger of Tippecanoe; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held at the Ourant Funeral Home on Sunday, April 25, from 2:00 until 5:00 PM.

Private funeral and graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family in West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown at a later date. The Rev. Sonny Ramsay will conduct these services.

The Ourant Funeral Home in Newcomerstown was entrusted with arrangements.

The family is requesting that memorials be made in Dolly's name to Valley View Baptist Church, 320 Pilling St., Newcomerstown, OH 43832.