Nancy Kitts Bradshaw

February 19, 1932June 8, 2019

Nancy K. Bradshaw, 87, of Ridgeway, went to be with the Lord on June 8, 2019.

She was born February 19, 1932 to the late Charles Kitts and Stella Burton Kitts. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband Aubrey Bradshaw; sisters, Dorothy Bopp of Pulaski and June Leftwich of Bassett; and her son John Bradshaw.

She is survived by her son Charles Bradshaw (Sherri); grandchildren, Ashlee Bradshaw (James), Michael Bradshaw (Crystal) and Johnathan Bradshaw (Elisha); and five great grandchildren, Nikole and Jordan Turner, Eli and Reagan Bradshaw and Rylee Beckett. She had numerous nieces and nephews and daughter-in-law Barbara Bradshaw.

Mrs. Bradshaw was first licensed women electrical contractor in Virginia. She was a Master Gardner, past board chairman of Horsepasture Christian Church and a Sunday School teacher for her church for more than 30 years. Mrs. Bradshaw was the 2008 Jack Dalton Award recipient. She was an intricate part of the Ladies Auxiliary of Horsepasture Fire Department, SCORE, Eastern Star, Horsepasture Ruitan Club, American Heart Association and many other civic organizations.

A funeral service will be held at Horsepasture Christian Church at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019 and will be officiated by Reverend Dave Cuthbertson. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service and at other times at the home of Mrs. Bradshaw.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Horsepasture Christian Church, 1146 Horsepasture Price Road Ridgeway VA 24148; Horsepasture Volunteer Fire, Department 17815 AL Philpott Hwy Ridgeway VA 24148; Horsepasture Rescue Squad 18287 AL Philpott Hwy Ridgeway VA 24148; or Horsepasture Ruitan Club 564 Bouldin Road Ridgeway VA 24148.

Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home-Martinsville, VA


  • Horsepasture Christian Church
  • Horsepasture Volunteer Fire Deptartment
  • Horsepasture Rescue Squad
  • Horsepasture Ruitan Club


  • Visitation Friday, June 14, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 14, 2019
  • Burial Friday, June 14, 2019


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Roberta Hairston

June 22, 2019

My memory of Mrs. Bradshaw is that she was always a joyous person to be with. She always picked on me about wearing hi heels. I will miss her smile and passion. I have lost a good friend. May God bless your families.

Amy Arnold

June 21, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. I did not realize Mrs. Bradshaw had passed away. The family are in my prayers and thoughts. Take care. Ricky and Amy Arnold

Helen Shewey

June 15, 2019

Nancy was my cousin , but more then that, she was one special lady!!! Our reunions were not complete until she walked through the door! I always looked forward to seeing her and she always made you feel so special. I will really miss her but will see her again one day. Love and prayers to all the family

wanda layman

June 14, 2019

Ms. Nancy was such a special lady to all she met. Enjoyed working with her for several years. I learned and seen just how caring this lady was to everyone. My thoughts and prayers are with her family, and friends, especially Triangle Electric and all who has worked with her for all these years. I know she will be missed.

Marshall Eanes

June 14, 2019

Nancy shared her love with six generations of my family and for that I will always be grateful. A beautiful and very sweet lady. Charles and Michael, our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

Marshall and Teressa Eanes

jane bryson

June 14, 2019

What a amazing lady! The epitomy of southern grace and such a fine supporter of the community. My prayers to the family.

Diane Harrison

June 13, 2019

Charles and family... so very sorry for your loss. She was my husband’s (Ron Harrison) girlfriend. Just know that she is in a better place and pain free. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ron and Diane Harrison 🙏🙏🙏

Wesley George III

June 13, 2019

Charles and family, my deepest condolences for the loss of your Matriarch. I lost my mother recently, and know what an emotional time it can be. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Wes George

Tanya Morris

June 13, 2019

So sorry for your loss Nancy was a wonderful person I loved getting to talk with her when she would come in Skip's Restaurant. She will be greatly missed

Roscoe Reynolds

June 12, 2019

To the family of Nancy K. Bradshaw,

Please accept our expression of our deepest condolences on the death of Nancy K. Bradshaw. Our community will miss Nancy as I know you will.

Mildred Marshall, Linda Reynolds, Roscoe Reynolds