Lisa Michelle Bradford thumbnail

Lisa Michelle Bradford

January 27, 1958 - December 21, 2015

Lisa M. Bradford, 57, passed away Monday, December 21, 2015 surrounded by her family. She was born in Staunton, Virginia to Beverly Creal and the late John S. Creal Jr.

Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of 32 years, Donald D. Bradford Jr.;son, Derrick M. Bradford; sisters, Elizabeth Kelley (Addison) of Dallas, TX, and Cynthia Laxson of St. Joseph, MO; brothers, James and Steven Creal, both of St. Joseph, MO; and many other family members who will miss her dearly.

Lisa was a proud military wife for 12 years. She was an active member for over 20 years at Kempsville Christian Church where she also taught in the God’s Tods class on Sunday mornings. Lisa offered much support for Derrick’s involvement in sports, cheering him on at all of his games. Donald and Derrick were the most important people in her life. The glow in her smile the day her son was baptized was a reflection of her profound relationship with the Lord. Everyone would remember Lisa for her dignity, grace and smile, but most of all for being a blessing in their lives.

The family will receive friends from 2-3PM Saturday, December 26, 2015 at Kempsville Christian Church, 5424 Parliament Dr., Virginia Beach with a memorial service to follow at 3PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kempsville Christian Church Children’s Ministry. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Lisa by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Leave a Condolence

View All Condolences Post a Condolence

What our families say...

Altmeyer also provides beautiful memory boards full of pictures of a resident and familiar sayings or inspirational words.  These boards have provided many people comfort and happy memories.


A Session ID is required to purchase jewelry with your loved one's fingerprint, click here to continue. If you do not have an ID, click here to contact us to get your Session ID.