Mrs. Bernice H. Hartley, age 82, of Butler passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014, in Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Ida Mann Henson.
Mrs. Hartley retired from C & A Lingerie. She was a member of Stout Hill Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Murphy Hartley; two step-daughters, Betty Matthews and Della Henson; six sisters, Della Cable, Virgie Cable, Madge Hicks, Bina Harmon, Stella Henson, and Mary Henson; and one brother, Herbert Henson.
Survivors include one brother, Clay Henson, Granite Falls, NC, and several nieces and nephews.
The family requests the comfort and honor of your presence at the funeral service for Mrs. Bernice H. Hartley Monday, January 20, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in Stout Hill Church of Christ with Mr. Donnie Cable and Mr. Charles Cable, ministers officiating. Music will be under the direction of the church. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church prior to the service or at the residence of a niece, Patty Potter, at any time. Interment will follow the funeral service in Cable Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Stout Hill Church of Christ, A. J. Potter, Michael Potter, Jamie Campbell and Steve Potter.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is serving the Hartley family. Office: 423-542-2232, Obituary line: 543-4917.
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