Ganell Bottomlee

Ganell Bottomlee, 83, of Longview, Texas, passed away on January 2nd, 2022.

Ganell was born on December 25th, 1938 to Doris and Charlie Breeden in Mobile, Alabama.

Ganell had a fulfilling career of service. She spent over 30 years as a civilian worker for the United States Air Force.  Following her retirement, she lived in Wetumpka, Alabama and worked as a licensed real estate agent. Ganell loved helping others finishing her professional career working for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as a Disaster Relief Worker. She was a loving mother to two children, Bruce Cope and Ann Gilmore. She enjoyed going on cross-country road trips and visiting her grandchildren. 

Ganell is survived by her brother Charles Breeden (Jeanne Breeden), children Bruce Cope (Lise Cope) and Ann Gilmore, her grandchildren Daniel Gilmore (Hailey Gilmore), Austin Gilmore, Christopher Cope (Collette Cope), Dominique Cope, Gabrielle Cope, and her great-grandchildren Madison Cope, Julie Cope, Nicole Cope, Braden Cope, Maizie Cope, Conrad Banks Gilmore, and Isla Claire Gilmore.

Memorial service date TBD in Lucedale, Miss.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to Adullam House ( ), Christus Good Shepherd Hospital (, The American Heart Association ( or the charity of your choice.

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