Katrina Gayle Bradford

November 12, 1961 - November 12, 2013

Katrina Gayle Bradford, age 52 of Frisco, Texas passed away on November 12, 2013 in Frisco. She was born on November 12, 1961 in Pampa, Texas to James Edward and Lynda Gayle (Boyd) Whitmarsh. Katrina married Steven Matthew Bradford on July 17, 1981 in Pampa. She was a math teacher working for many years in the Frisco Independent School District.

Katrina is survived by her husband, Steve Bradford of Frisco, Texas; son, Matthew Bradford and wife, Michelle of Dallas, Texas; daughter, Chelsea Bradford of Dallas, Texas; parents, James and Lynda Whitmarsh of Howardwick, Texas; sisters, Cheryl Levens and husband, John of North Richland Hills, Texas, Cynthia Whitmarsh and husband, Andrei Kiiachko of Rockville, Maryland; nieces and nephews, Michael Levens, Christian Levens, Dmitri Kiiachko, Vanessa Kiiachko, Theodore Kiiachko, Erin Waters, Tyson Alexander, Krissie Dudley, SFC Greg Bradford, CPO Jason Bradford; sisters-in-law, Beverly Alexander and husband, Don, Sharyel Bradford; brother-in-law, Jim Bradford and wife, Cheryl; great-nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Katrina is preceded in death by her son, David Allen Bradford; mother and father-in-law, LaDon and Emma Lee Bradford and her brothers-in-law, Michael Bradford and Lt. Col. Ralph Bradford.

The family will receive friends at a Visitation to be held on Friday, November 15, 2013 from 4:30-6:30 PM at Grace Avenue United Methodist Church, 3521 Main Street, Frisco TX 75034. Funeral Services will be held at the Church on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 10:00 AM with Rev. Billy Echols-Richter and Rev. Laura Echols-Richter officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview West Memorial Park in Frisco.

Donations may be made to Frisco Education Foundation, Katrina Bradford Memorial Scholarship, PO Box 567, Frisco TX 75034

Memorials Would you like to say a few words? Click Here +

I just wanted to take this moment to thank you for ALL of your help. It took me a few times and a few years to pass math, but was able to pass it with flying colors on November 12th 2013. All because of your time and effort! I am forever blessed and thankful to of had someone so full of life and wanting to help everyone. You will forever be in my heart, and your family in my prayers! Nicholas Daniel Gann, December 4, 2013 I am so sorry for your loss although I didn't know here personally I have a son that she had ALL the faith in the world that he would pass his GED she never gave up on him and I wish she could have seen her end result.. My son Nick Gann PASSED his GED and I Thank God for such a wonderful and kind woman like her.. Thank You Mrs. Bradford God Bless You Carolyn J Gann, December 4, 2013 Trina was not only our neighbor for many years, she was our friend and we will truly miss her. Our hearts and prayers go out to Steve and his family. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted… “ Matthew 5:4 (Jesus’ words) Clifton and Marla McCurley, December 1, 2013 Steve, Matthew, Chelsea.....I will always smile when I remember Katrina's quiet spirit and beautiful smile. The number of lives she touched has made a difference. Together, she, Alta, and Angie created "forever memories" at Rogers that will always have a special place in my heart. Nancy Siebert, November 24, 2013 I always prayed for the best teachers for our children. Our son Adam was blessed to have had Katrina for his second grade year. She was always loving, patient, and kind. She never forgot her students, and in our case, always asked about Adam when I would see her each year at the annual ornament exchange. I will miss seeing her during the Christmas season this year....She lived her life well and was a wonderful example of grace. We are so sorry for the loss that your family is experiencing. We will be praying for comfort during this time of loss. Rebecca Brown (Anderson), November 18, 2013 So sorry to hear of Katrina's passing. I will remember her lovely smile always. She was a friend during our school days, and she will be missed. Prayers for peace for her family and friends. Gary Don Baker, November 18, 2013 Steve, we are so sorry about the loss of your precious wife. We are thinking of you constantly. Julie and Terry Casey, November 16, 2013 My thoughts and prayers are with Steve and his family. I only knew her a short time in Bible Study at Grace Avenue Church. But, I found her to be a very kind and loving person. While a sad time, it is also time to celebrate a life well lived. Gregory G. Dess, November 15, 2013 I'm deeply sorry for the loss of your mother...she was always so gracious and kind. My deepest sympathy to Chelsea and her family. Dianna Bacon, November 15, 2013 So sorry for your loss, your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Stan Whitney, November 15, 2013 I am truly sorry for the loss of Katrina, God has one "VERY SPECIAL ANGEL". Love you all. raylene bradford gough, November 15, 2013 Lynda, Jimmy, and family: Just want you to know that I love you dearly and am so heartbroken over the loss of Katrina. I can't be there for the services, but you have all been it my thoughts and prayers since this happened and will be for days to come. Rita Ann Watson, November 14, 2013 Our prayers for and condolences to the Whitmarsh and Smith families. Sincerely, The Lusk Family Roxanne Newman, November 14, 2013 I worked with Katrina for years. She had a kind heart, warm smile, and was beautiful inside and out. Hugs and sympathy extended to all the family. Lynda Gayle Vest-Humbarger, November 14, 2013 I pray for comfort through this difficult time for your family. A wife, mom, sister, and daughter is hard to lose. Katrina was a great person. I remember she always smiled and was sweet to everyone. She had a very kind heart and beautiful spirit. We had lots of fun in band and flag girls. Great memories.... Michelle Imel Smith, November 14, 2013 Katrina always had a sweet spirit. I know she will be greatly missed. Y family, friends and students. Jana Buzzard Meyer, November 14, 2013 Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this lossd of Katrina. God bless................... Floyd and Betty Baxter, November 14, 2013 Our hearts break for you at the lose of Katerina. Know that we are thinking of you Steve, Matt, Chelesa,and Linda and Jimmy. Although we can not be there on Saturday for the services please know that we are with you in spirit. Ann & Darrel Franklin, November 14, 2013