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Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - LaGrange

1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA

OBITUARY

Herman Wayne Bartley

May 31, 1938July 19, 2020

Herman “Wayne” Bartley, devoted husband and loving father went home to Jesus on July 19, 2020 after a brief but valiant battle with pancreatic cancer.

Wayne was born in West Point, GA, son of the late James Willard and Blanche Bartley. He was raised in a large loving family with two brothers and three sisters.

Wayne had an unmatched work ethic and successfully owned and operated Bartley Electric Company of LaGrange for 30 years.

Wayne remained very active in the community as a member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in LaGrange, GA; also serving as a long standing member of Rotary Club of LaGrange. He was past Chairman of the Troup County Assessors Board and was currently Chairman of the Board for New Ventures, Inc. His greatest pleasure was entertaining and cooking delicious meals for friends and family. He and Beverly especially loved preparing Sunday dinners for his children and grandchildren, always reminding us that “Family is everything.”

Wayne is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Beverly Jalbert Bartley; two daughters, Kimberly Bartley Dunn and Cheryl Bacchi; one son, David Wayne (April) Bartley; nine grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and one sister, Lanelle Thompson of Bath, NY.

The family would especially like to thank all the loving care and support in flowers and food over the past several days. It has meant the world to the family.

A private graveside service will be held at Union Baptist Church Cemetery for immediate family members only; with a Celebration of Life service to be announced at a later date.

The family kindly asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in his name to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church or New Ventures, Inc.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636

  • FAMILY

  • Beverly Ann Jalbert Bartley, Wife
  • Kimberly Bartley Dunn, Daughter
  • Cheryl Bacchi, Daughter
  • David Wayne Bartley (April), Son
  • 9 Grandchildren, .
  • 9 Great Grandchildren, .
  • Lanelle Thompson, Sister

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  • DONATIONS

  • St. Mark's Episcopal Church
  • New Ventures Inc

Services

  • Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.

Memories

Herman Wayne Bartley

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Georgia Flowers

July 29, 2020

Some of my fondest memories growing up include Beverly and Wayne. I am blessed that Wayne was a part of my life, and he will be deeply missed by all. To Beverly, Kim, Cheryl and David, please know you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Love to you all.
Georgia

Jim and Guthrie Killebrew

July 28, 2020

Dear Beverly, David, Cheryl and Kim,

What can be said? There are no words. There never are at these times.

Little did I know that that last meeting of Rotary in March would be the last time I would be with Wayne this side of “The Great Divide.” The “Corner Table” just won’t be the same. Wednesdays just won’t be the same. Gosh, the laughs we used to have. We just fed off of each other.

What I am trying to say is that I will miss him terribly. I know you and the whole family will too.

God’s loving comfort be with you. “May He hold you in the palm of his hand and give you peace. “

Guthrie and Jim

Emily Johnson

July 27, 2020

Dear Ms Beverly

You and Mr Wayne are two of the most incredible giving thoughtful sweetest most precious people I’ve ever met. You and Mr Wayne have always made me feel incredibly welcome at your home. We were neighbors for quite sometime and you both knew how to be a true neighbor. I am so grateful that the Lord allowed me to cross paths with you and mr Wayne and allow me to know what good true honest people are. You are both precious to me and my family and I will never forget his kind gentle words . I love you both very much and I am praying for peace for you and your family.

Love you

Emily, Ricky and Brooklyn Johnson

Michael Bartley

July 26, 2020

Dear Aunt Beverly and cousins Kim, Cheryl, and David:

I was saddened and surprised by the news of the recent passing of my dear Uncle Wayne, Dad’s baby brother. Upon hearing the news, a flood of memories from over the years beginning in my early childhood to as recently as March 2019 when I, along with my sister Nancy, were invited by Wayne and Beverly to spend a weekend at their amazing home and beautiful farm there in LaGrange. We were treated with such warm hospitality and attention, and I especially remember and enjoyed the tour of the land and the animals! We enjoyed many laughs, memories, interesting conversation, and great food with our incredible hosts. I never knew Uncle Wayne to be so funny! I had no idea that would be the last time on this earth to be together with my uncle.

I am keeping all of you and the younger generations in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. My heart goes out to your family and please know I hold the utmost respect and love for my Uncle Wayne. He will deeply be missed. May he rest in the Lord’s eternal peace.

Steven Bartley

July 23, 2020

Dear Aunt Beverly, Kim, Cheryl and David,

Ana and I were surprised and very saddened to hear of Uncle Wayne's passing. As the youngest of the his Bartley generation, it seems way to soon to have lost him. It's hard to believe 22 years have passed since the LaGrange Bartley family reunion that you kindly hosted, and almost 10 since we did it in our home in Miami. I guess our memories of people are fixed in time, even though each of us is getting older....

We trust this sad event will serve the purpose of reinforcing family ties, as it did with my own parents' passing, and as we are sure Wayne would've wanted as well.

You will be in our thoughts and prayers as you adjust to the new reality without him.

With love and very best wishes,
Steve and Ana Bartley

Charisse Wolf

July 23, 2020

From my preschool days (in Miami) through today Mr and Mrs B have always been family.
Too many years have come between us....
So many memories with the BARTLEY’s and so much love to everyone !💚
RIP Mr B and thank you for your kind heart and loving ways.

Bob Bartley

July 23, 2020

Dear Aunt Beverly, and Cousins Kim, Cheryl, and David,

I was so sorry to hear about Uncle Wayne's passing. So sudden.

I have many good memories of visiting with him and your family through the years, in Miami, later in LaGrange, and more recently in Waco when we celebrated my dad's life. Thankful you two were able to be part of that. And I am thankful for the warm connection Wayne made with my son John regarding NASCAR during that time. Simple and certainly endearing.

Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers these days, for the comforting presence of family and friends, the sharing of loving and treasured memories, some healing humor, and the calming presence of God's peace that somehow surpasses all understanding.

Much love,

Bob Bartley

Christie Holland

July 22, 2020

Beverly and Kim,
I love you both so much! You know we loved our “Uncle Wayne”. We were so blessed to have crossed paths with you guys and more blessed to call you our friends. Ansley and Addison both send their love as well and of course Randy does too. Many prayers for you all.
Love,
Christie, Randy, Addison, Ansley, Derek and Keagan

Kelly Jalbert Fodiman

July 22, 2020

Wayne Bartley was my wonderful Uncle . His Wife , Beverly , was my father’s youngest sister sister . My fathers name was Donald Jalbert . Our whole family has the most beautiful and fond memories of Uncle Wayne and my memories go back to the 70’s in Miami , FL. My Uncle was the best Uncle I ever had . Wayne and Bev were so generous and invited me to stay with them and their 3 kids for weeks at a time in the summers and he always made me feel so welcome. It was always so much fun to stay in their home . The fun continued When They decided to Live their lives in Georgia . There were so many fun activities on their beautiful property and at their lake house . He was very funny and animated while he took us on Golf cart rides educating us .about the great outdoors and all
of the animals living there . He made delicious food and of course Gave us a great education about the great outdoors and all of the animals living there . We felt as though we were staying at a 5 star dude ranch . During my fathers illness and until he passed in 2006 , Uncle Wayne and Auntie Bev Drove to Miami from Georgia and stayed with us and visited my dad everyday . They helped us with everything down to the funeral arrangements . I am so grateful to have had such a strong , generous , smart and loving role model in my life and I will miss him very much . I will never forget him or the things that he taught me about life and how to live it .
With So much Love ,

Kelly Jalbert Fodiman

James Shaver

July 22, 2020

Beverly, So sorry to hear about Wayne. I'll never forget your meeting us at the Atlanta Airport to give us a ride home when Uncle Charles Hogg died. Wish we could have spent more time together over the years.

Sincerely,
James Wheeler and Jackie Shaver

Biography

Herman “Wayne” Bartley, devoted husband and loving father went home to Jesus on July 19, 2020 after a brief but valiant battle with pancreatic cancer.

Wayne was born in West Point, GA, son of the late James Willard and Blanche Bartley. He was raised in a large loving family with two brothers and three sisters.

Wayne had an unmatched work ethic and successfully owned and operated Bartley Electric Company of LaGrange for 30 years.

Wayne remained very active in the community as a member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in LaGrange, GA; also serving as a long standing member of Rotary Club of LaGrange. He was past Chairman of the Troup County Assessors Board and was currently Chairman of the Board for New Ventures, Inc. His greatest pleasure was entertaining and cooking delicious meals for friends and family. He and Beverly especially loved preparing Sunday dinners for his children and grandchildren, always reminding us that “Family is everything.”

Wayne is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Beverly Jalbert Bartley; two daughters, Kimberly Bartley Dunn and Cheryl Bacchi; one son, David Wayne (April) Bartley; nine grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and one sister, Lanelle Thompson of Bath, NY.

The family would especially like to thank all the loving care and support in flowers and food over the past several days. It has meant the world to the family.

A private graveside service will be held at Union Baptist Church Cemetery for immediate family members only; with a Celebration of Life service to be announced at a later date.

The family kindly asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in his name to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church or New Ventures, Inc.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636

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