Mary Ellen (Thawley) Bradshaw of Gulf Breeze, FL was called home April 5, 2022. She was born July 12, 1967 in Seaford to Arthur “Buddy” Thawley and wife, Gloria. Mary Ellen was a graduate of Penn View Christian Academy, class of 1985. She married on Feb. 14, 1986 in Laurel. Mary Ellen was a devoted U.S. Air Force wife and dedicated mother. She began her work life as a waitress, Cellular One Agent, optical center technician, and ultimately as a pain management technician/office scheduler. When she was not caring for her husband and family she enjoyed the beach, reading, gardening, family gatherings, and riding on the back of her husband’s Harley Davidson.

Mary Ellen is survived by her husband of 36 years, Noble “Rick” F. Bradshaw; children, Matthew Allen Bradshaw of Gulf Breeze, Florida and Jacklyn Marie Bores and husband Shane Bores of Silver Springs, Florida; grandchild, Ronin Lliam Bradshaw of Crestview, Florida; father, Arthur Thawley of Felton; mother, Gloria Ford of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; siblings, John Thawley and wife Liz of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina; Sharon James of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; nephew, Zeke Thawley of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina; niece Corinne James of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; and a host of extended family and friends.