Laurie Ann Bradford, 59, long time resident of Little Rock, passed away on September 10, 2019, after a 10 month battle with lung cancer. She was born to Mel & Dona Buer in Ft. Collins, Co on April 15, 1960.
Laurie moved to Little Rock in her early 20’s and was married to John Bradford for a short time. Laurie gave birth to four daughters over the years.
She battled with addictions and knowing her place in the world, but found her greatest happiness when she became part of the biker community in Little Rock.
Laurie was a fabulous seamstress, cook, dancer, Goodwill treasure-finder, friend, and above all, an optimist even in tough times.
She is preceded in death by infant daughter, Jade Ashley; parents, Mel & Dona; and sister, Stephanie. Laurie leaves behind daughters, Amy Herman of Littleton, CO; Emma Bradford of Clinton, AR; Zena Stone of Hot Springs, AR; four grandchildren; a sister, Wendy Jones of Rochester, MN; brothers, Mitchell Buer of Ft. Collins, Doug Buer of Loveland, CO; 12 nieces & nephews, & countless, caring, fabulous friends including patrons and the staff at the Longbranch Biker Bar & B&S Tavern.
There will be gatherings at the B&S Tavern this weekend, and the Longbranch next weekend, to remember Laurie.
Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, AR 72076. 501-982-3400