Doris Bradshaw Nagel, 95, of Statesville, N.C., died Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at her home. Born in Baltimore, Md., on March 20, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Robert Bradshaw and Ida Sparks Bradshaw.

She was a member of Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church in Catawba and enjoyed playing rummy, painting and liked cleanliness. She was a strong independent woman who loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was formerly a telephone operator.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Lawrence Nagel.

Those left to cherish her memory are a daughter, Lori Thomas; and two grandchildren, Marshall Seal and Kellie Tallent; along with six great grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church with Pastor Michael Daniels officiating. The family will greet friends at the church for one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at 1 p.m. at Iredell Memorial Gardens. There will be no procession to the cemetery.

Condolences may be sent online to the family to For those who prefer, memorials may be given to Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 187, Catawba, NC 28609.

Nicholson Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.