Linda Bottoms Ready
Funeral services for Linda Bottoms Ready were held July 28, 2021, at Sardis Baptist Church near Jewett, Texas. Bro. Larry Wilson officiated. Interment followed the services at Sardis Cemetery. Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
With profound sadness we announce the passing of Linda Bottoms Ready, our loving and devoted mother and friend to all whose lives she touched, on July 24, 2021, following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s. She was 74.
She was born in Port Arthur, Texas, on Aug. 24, 1946. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur. She had a long career as laboratory and x-ray technician and retired from UTMB, Beto Unit in Palestine, Texas.
She is survived by companion Thomas Maciel, of Palestine, Texas; son, Jeff Busby and wife Tammy, of Missouri; daughter, Carla Fulgham, of Mississippi; daughter, Amanda Thompson, of Texas; son, Justin Ready and wife Jennifer, of Florida; son, Jason Ready, of Virginia; grandchildren, Travis Fulgham, Shelby Fulgham, Jackson Thompson, Abby Thompson, Taylor Thornhill and husband Cole, Dani Ready, and Aislyn Ready; great-grandchildren, Karson Fulgham, Everleigh Thornhill, and Hollis Thornhill; sister, Laura and husband Roland Pfleger, of Germany; and brother, Martin Bottoms and wife Denise, of Florida.
She was preceded in death by father, Joe Jeryl Bottoms; mother, Doris Bottoms; husband, Danny Ford Ready; and mother-in-law, Mary Nell Ready.
Honorary pallbearers were Benjamin Cohen, Travis Fulgham, Ken Fulgham, Jackson Thompson, Brandon Maciel, David Ready, and Jimmy Ready.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be given to the Alzheimer’s Foundation at act.alz.org.