Clyde Bottoms

Obituary of Clyde Bottoms

Clyde "C.B." Bottoms, 97, of Clinton, Missouri died Thursday, November 16, 2006 at Westwood Nursing Center. He was born August 8, 1909, in Bebee, Oklahoma, the son of Barney Bottoms and Jenny Sweeney Bottoms. On March 17, 1930, in Oklahoma, he married Lela Anita Lewis. She preceded him in death on February 16, 1996. Clyde worked as a expeditor/truck driver for the Alaska Pipeline and was a member of Teamsters Local 959 of Anchorage, Alaska, before retiring and moving to Clinton in 1983. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, step-mother, three brothers, Albert, Omer and Lester Bottoms, and one sister, Sis Bottoms. Survivors include one son, Lewis Bottoms and his wife Erika of Calhoun; two daughters Clydene Griffith and her husband Jim of Clinton, and Patsy Hooten and her husband Bill of West Covina, California; two brothers, Frank Bottoms and his wife Shirley, and Ernest Bottoms all of Fairfield, California; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 20, 2006 at Bradley & Hadley Funeral Home, Clinton, with Reverend James Eager officiating. The family will receive friends 1:00-2:00 p.m. Monday prior to the service. Burial will be in Englewood Cemetery, Clinton.
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