Carolyn Marie (Hubbard) Bradley was born May 1st, 1936 to Juanita Pearl and J.E. “Shorty” Hubbard in Elk City, Oklahoma. She passed away on Thursday, January 5th, 2023 at Canadian Valley Hospital in Yukon, Oklahoma at the age of 86 years, 8 months, and 4 days.
Carolyn was raised on the farm in Roger Mills County east of Roll, Oklahoma. She attended Strong City school until the school was destroyed by a tornado. She then transferred to Hammon School to finish her education. Carolyn married Wynn Lanham on December 13th, 1953. To this union 6 children were born. She moved to Cheyenne, Oklahoma in 1965 to start her career as a hair stylist. Carolyn later married Ralph McCaskill and they had 1 daughter. She later married Edwin “Ed” Bradley and they later moved to Mustang, Oklahoma. They were married for 40 years until his death in 2016. Carolyn enjoyed playing cards, bowling, dominoes and going to the casino. She loved fishing and watching her Thunder basketball team. When the Thunder were playing nothing else mattered to her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one infant brother, Jerry Randall; husband, Ed; son, Brad Lanham; daughter, Tina Steelman; and grandson Shane Steelman. Carolyn is survived by her daughters, Charlotte Byrne, Yulanda (Scott) O’Rourke of Mustang, Oklahoma, Renee (Scott) McCoy of Yukon, Oklahoma, Leslie Lanham of Blanchard, Oklahoma, Nichole (Dave) Eastin of Pueblo, Colorado and son Bobby Lanham of Mustang, Oklahoma.
She is also survived by her sister Anita (Jack) Davis of Pampa, Texas. Carolyn was blessed with 19 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and by many other loving family members and friends.
Our mother will always be remembered as a hard working woman who never gave up no matter how tough it became. Her memories and love will always be in our hearts. We Love You Mom.
Graveside services will be held Sunday, January 8th, 2023 at 2:30 PM at Silent Home Cemetery officiated by Rick Dyson. Arrangements are under the direction of Chris Whinery and the staff of Affordable Cremation Service-West. Condolences can be made online at www.classicfunerals. com