Vivian Marie Barlow Ready

Published 8:56 am Tuesday, June 18, 2024

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May 23, 1934 – June 15, 2024

Vivian Marie Barlow Ready, 90, resident of Bogalusa, La. passed away on June 15, 2024 at Ponchartrain Health Care Centere, in Mandeville, La.  She was born on May 23, 1934 in Bogalusa, La. to Lucious and Myrtle Carter Barlow.

Vivian graduated High School and later got her license to sell real estate where together she and her late husband, Billy Ready Sr. owned and operated Ready Realty for many years.  She was a long-time member of Highland Baptist Church and will be greatly missed by family and those in the community.

She is survived by her sons, Billy (Larke) Ready Jr. of Purvis, Miss., Bobby Ready of Port Vincent, La., Brad (Marnie) Ready of Poplarville, Miss.; nine grandchildren, Chris (Brittney) Bond, Amanda (Brantley) Oursler, Mallory (Brandon) Anderson, Clayton (Cleo) Ready, Whitney (Joshua) Marchan, Robert (Adriana) Ready, Hannah (Tyler) Durbin, Presley Ready, and Ty Ready; as well as 10 great-grandchildren.

Vivian is preceded in death by her husband Billy Ready Sr.; sisters, Joy Varnado, Betty Wheat, Bobbie Lee Barlow; her brother, Kenneth Barlow; a daughter-in-law, Lollie Ready; and her parents, Lucious and Myrtle Barlow.

A service to celebrate her life will be held Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at Poole Ritchie Funeral Home, at 11 a.m. in the chapel.  Visitation will start that morning at 9:30 a.m.  The Rev. Jeff Howard and Billy Ready will officiate the service and interment will follow at the Garden of Peace Cemetery in Ponemah Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Robert Ready, Ty Ready, Christopher Bond, Roy Scroggs, Troy Tervalon, and Geroge Seal.

The family ask that in lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Highland Baptist Church.