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Jerry Wayne Bartley
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Obituary for Jerry Wayne Bartley

Jerry Wayne Bartley, 58 years of age of Vansant, VA, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018 at his home with his family by his side. Born February 13, 1959 in Pikeville, KY, he was the son of the late Ellis and Mary Magdalene Hackney Bartley.

Jerry was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, ginsenging, carpentry work, and working on antique vehicles. He was a member of Vansant Baptist Church and the UMWA. A loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Gary Bartley.

Survivors include his loving wife of thirty-nine years Emma Rayetta Dawson Bartley of Vansant, VA; daughter Kristi Williamson and husband Jason of Lebanon, VA; son Jerami Bartley of Clarksville, TN; sisters Sharon Bartley and companion Don Marshall of Harman, VA, Jean Vandyke and husband Brad of Grundy, VA; brother Charles Bartley and wife Becky of Vansant, VA.

He was also survived by his grandson Elijah Williamson, several nieces, nephews and friends and his canine friend Daisy.

Funeral service for Jerry Wayne Bartley will be held at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Grundy, VA, Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Eddie Wilson, Pastor Shea Shrader and Pastor Jody Breeding officiating. Entombment will follow in the Mountain Valley Memorial Park Mausoleum, Big Rock, VA.

Active pallbearers will be Jordan Marshall, Robert Lester, Dave Stepp, Steven Looney, Brad Vandyke and Jason Williamson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dennis Ramey, Brad Calhoun, Doctors and Nursing Staff at Vanderbilt University, David Stevenson, Dr. Delsalvo and Nursing Staff of Russell County Medical Center, and the Women’s Outreach at Vansant Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel Saturday, January 20, after 6:00 p.m. with evening service to be held at 7:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to

The family of Jerry Wayne Bartley have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA.

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Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy

1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

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2:00 PM
Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy

1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

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Mountain Valley Memorial Park

32355 Riverside Drive
Big Rock, VA 24603


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