LOUKISHA "KISHA" T. BRADLEYNovember 21, 1973 ~ May 5, 2017 (age 43)
Loukisha “Kisha” Bradley
May 5, 2017 “Kisha” Loukisha Bradley smiled her last smile as she gracefully entered the eternal hereafter, after a hard fought battle with a brief illness. She courageously entered the arms of Christ as she stepped across Salvation’s Threshold. Kisha was 43 years old. She was born November 21, 1973, in Buffalo, New York to her parents Catherine “Cathy” Newell and Phillip C. Bradley both of Buffalo, New York.
As a young child she and her family returned to Canton, Ohio to care for her great grandparents. She graduated from Timken Senior High School in 1992. Kisha followed along in the family’s trait of caring for children no matter their age. She move to Moreno Valley, California and worked as an Au Pair. Kisha loved new experiences. She loved her family and friends. Laughing was her goal for the day. She always had a smile on her face, even through her brief illness– she smiled. She loved music especially the blues. She enjoyed cooking and creating new dishes for her late grandmother Grace Mae. Kisha was extremely kind-hearted. She never met a stranger even though she was somewhat shy. She loved all sports. She was neat and particular about her appearance.
She resided in Pensacola, Florida for several years. She recently moved back to Canton, Ohio to be with her family. She accepted Christ as a young child following in-behind her grandmother Sis. Grace Mae Newell. She and her brother Michael “Moan” had no other choice but to go to church, as their grandmother functioned in many positons there.
Loukisha “Kisha” was preceded in death by her grandfather Samuel Jeter of Canton, Ohio; both paternal great-grandparents, Catherine and Rev. Percy Newell; paternal grandmother, Grace Mae Newell; niece (sister) Diondra “Dee-Dee” Nash all of Canton, Ohio; aunts, Nancy Jeter-Glenn of Canton, Ohio, Rosetta Watkins-Newell of Buffalo, New York; paternal great uncle, Louise “Peanut” Woods and aunt Eloise Newell-Woods of Los Angeles, California.
She leaves to cherish her loving memory her mother Catherine “Cathy” Newell of Canton, Ohio; father, Phillip C. Bradley of Buffalo, New York; one brother, Michael (Akeva) Edmond of Canton, Ohio; cousins, Lawanna Woods-Gustave of Los Angeles, California, Tracy Woods, of Los Angeles, California; one great uncle, Bill (Girlie Mae) Hall of Sandusky, Ohio; aunt, Carmen Jeter of Canton, Ohio; four uncles, Richard (Eloise) Newell, Tychiacus (Netra) Newell all of Canton, Ohio, Gregory Newell of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania and Butch Jeter of Canton, Ohio; special god-daughter, and great niece, Lee-Lee “Chocolate Bunny”; extra special granny, Ms. Mary Turner; special sisters, Feedie, Tiffany, Tracy and Channel all of Canton, Ohio; special aunt, Evelyn Gillespie of Canton, Ohio and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, all of whom loved her and she loved them in return dearly.