The Rev. John D. Ready

Published 7:54 pm Thursday, March 11, 2010

Services for the Rev. John D. Ready, of McComb, are 10 a.m.Saturday, March 13, at First United Pentecostal Church of McComb at1117 Highway 98 East, with burial in the church cemetery. Bro.Terry Ballard and Bro. Jerry Sullivan will officiate.Hartman-Sharkey Funeral Home in McComb is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Friday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the church, and onSaturday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.

The Rev. Ready, 77, died March 10, 2010, at McComb Extended Care.He was born in Monticello on May 19, 1932, to Barney and Irma DavisReady.

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He was the retired pastor of Liberty Pentecostal Church, where heserved for 28 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.Bro. Ready was an avid hunter and fisherman and a very gifted woodcraftsman.

Survivors are his wife of 54 years, Dorothy Phelps Ready, ofMcComb; his sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Carolyn Ready, ofBrookhaven, and Curtis and Judy Ready, of Liberty; his brother andsister-in-law, Donald and Laverne Ready, of Brookhaven; hisgrandchildren, Jeff Ready and wife, Nicole, of Brookhaven, NicoleMiller and husband, Jeremy of Frisco, Texas, Cody Ready and LeviReady, of Liberty, and Jacqueline Ready Smith, of Smithdale; hissix great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, otherrelatives and friends.

Pallbearers are Cody Ready, Levi Ready, Jeff Ready, Stacey Phelps,Johnny Mote and Jimmy Phelps. Honorary pallbearers are RickyPhelps, David Phelps, Robbie Phelps, Greg Phelps, Jack Jasper andJesse Jasper.

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