Gracie Ellen Bradshaw, age 80, of Battle Creek passed away Sunday evening, April 4, 2022. She was born in Battle Creek on October 3, 1941, the daughter of Lawrence and Alberta (Jacoby) Jacobs. Gracie worked for several years at II Stanley, enjoyed collecting dolls, and loved her dogs and spending time with her family & grandchildren.
Gracie is survived by her son, Gerald Belden of Battle Creek; two daughters, Kelli McCleary and Kerri Simmet both of Battle Creek; six grandchildren, Derek, Douglas, Eric, Shaila, Kaila and Kaylynn; seven great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren and a sister, Sherry. She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers.
A memorial service to celebrate Gracie's life will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service, starting at 1:00 p.m. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.