Frances M. "Louise" Bottoms, age 86, of LaBelle passed away Friday, February 10, 2012 in Fort Myers, FL. Frances was born June 2, 1925 in Birmingham, AL. She is the daughter of the late Fred and the late Zannie (Perryman) Morse.
Louise lived in Miami, FL for 38 years before moving to LaBelle in 1988. She retired from AT&T where she was a telephone operator. Louise will be remembered by all as a loving, caring, open hearted person who shared her many talents with anyone in need.
She is survived by her four daughters: Fran Hill (Randy), Linda J. Gonzalez (Anthony), Cindy J. Cook and Laurie J. Bithell (Tom) and two sons: Robert E. Bottoms (Carol) and James Bottoms; sister: Mary Kiplinger; grandchildren: Janine Corn, Travis Hill, Scott Bottoms, Rudy Janotti, Todd Bottoms, Tim Bottoms, Stephanie Gonzalez, Sarah Gonzalez, Chris Gonzalez, Jennifer Gonzalez, Tristan Bithell, Price Bithell and Janine Bithell and 10 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers Fred Morse and Louis Morse.
Special thanks from the family to Arden Court and Hope Hospice in Fort Myers, FL for the loving care and compassion shown to our Mom.
"Here's to Grandma Bottoms. A good ole southern gal whom no one dared to challenge for fear of the cherry tree switch.who was true to the Lord and loved her family.who stood her ground and fought with everything she had for what she believed was right.who worked hard and earned every penny she made.who didn't believe in wasting any of those pennies even if it meant washing and reusing zip-loc baggies.who was an amazing woman that will be missed by so many loved ones!" - Lindsey Greer Bottoms
The funeral service will be held 1:30 pm on Wednesday, February 15 at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, 560 E. Hickpochee Ave., LaBelle, FL with Tim Bottoms officiating. Interment will be in Fort Denaud Cemetery.