Mattie L Moreland Ready, 89, of Dumas, passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017. Memorial services are scheduled for 11 o'clock in the morning on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Brad Foster, pastor of the church, officiating. Interment will be in Dreamland Cemetery in Canyon, Texas under the direction of Morrison Funeral Directors.
Mattie was born on April 1, 1928 in Ada, Oklahoma to Otis and Pauline (Smith) Houpt. She was united in marriage to LeeRoy 'Pedro' Moreland in 1948 in Tucumcari NM; he preceded her in death in 1978. She later married Jack Ready and he also preceded her in death. Mattie enjoyed arts, crafts, painting and was a very good organ player. Mattie always volunteered herself and her time, she was recognized by the boy scouts as the first woman in the panhandle to receive the silver beaver award. She was a member of Delta Zeta Sorority and also a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
In addition to her husbands, she was also preceded in death by her parents.
Mattie is survived by her sons: Andy Moreland and wife Sue of Amarillo and Chris Moreland of Dumas; grandchildren: Kellin Fox and husband Clayton, Brynn Moreland and wife Anita, Mikie Olivarez and husband C.J., Johnny Gibson and wife Stephanie; great grandchildren: Averi, Colt, Reese, Easton, Lauren Grace and Luke.
The family suggests memorials be made a local favorite charity.