www.childers-shepherd.org, 4 Mar 2014
ASHEVILLE – Iris Bradley Aiken, age 82, of Aiken Road, died Saturday, February 22, 2014.
Mrs. Aiken was born October 30, 1931, in Buncombe County where she had lived all of her
life. Iris was a retiree of GTE Telephone Co. and enjoyed family gatherings, church, flowers,
anything with color, and taking pictures. She delighted in mentoring children. Iris was the
daughter of the late Stanley W. and Zeffra Hyatt Bradley and wife of the late Charles Glen
Aiken who died in 2009. Mrs. Aiken was also preceded in death by her brothers, Lane, Ewell,
and Frank Bradley; and sisters, Nell Kuykendall and Myrtle Maney.
Sources: West Funeral Services Obituary, 2014.
Surviving are her daughter, Janet A. Liberatore and husband Ernest Liberatore, Jr. of Herndon, VA; son, Stanley E. Aiken
and wife Jeannie C. Aiken of Jefferson, GA; brother, John T. Bradley of Asheville; and seven grandchildren.
Her funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, February 27, 2014, in Alexander Chapel United Methodist Church,
with Revs. Marjory and Ray Kiess officiating. Burial will be in Ashelawn Gardens of Memory.
The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday at West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville, where
her body will remain until placed in the church one hour prior to the service.
Those desiring to make a memorial contribution are encouraged to consider: Alexander Chapel United Methodist Church,
c/o Elizabeth Hawkins, 133 Blackberry Inn Road, Weaverville, NC 28787.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Aiken’s obituary at www.
|Iris Bradley (Aiken)
30 Oct 1931 - 22 Feb 2014