|Birth: ||Jan. 18, 1957|
|Death: ||Jul. 8, 2012|
Terry Hammond Bartley, 55, died on July 8th 2012 in a small plane crash along with her husband Dr. Joe Bartley, Jr. and youngest daughter Caroline Bartley. The accident occurred while returning Caroline to school after a week-long vacation at their summer home in Robbinsville NC. A visitation will be 6 to 8 PM at Striffler-Hamby Funeral home, and a funeral service will be held at Wynnbrook Baptist Church at 2 PM on July 13th, 2012 in Columbus, Georgia.
Terry was born in Jesup, GA on January 18th 1957 to her parents, Frank and Mary Hammond. She has been a resident of Columbus GA since 1983. After graduating from Brunswick High School, in Brunswick GA, she attended the University of Georgia where she received a degree in Economics and Finance and later a Masters in Business Administration.
She was married to the love of her life, Dr. Joe Bartley, from Columbus GA and the two had just celebrated their 29th anniversary. Her greatest joys in life were spending time with her family, cooking, gardening, relaxing at the lake, and walking with her two Labradors, Beau and Reagan. She attended St. Luke United Methodist Church for 27 years, and, at the time of her death, was an active member of Wynnbrook Baptist Church. She was involved in a Bible studies and book clubs with close friends. In addition, she served in the St. Luke Food Bank and volunteered weekends in a Humane Society organization called PAWS. She was a loving, kind, and generous woman who loved the Lord and her family with all of her heart. She was passionate, full of life, and always put others above herself. She will be deeply missed by family and friends whose lives she touched around the globe.
She is survived by her two children, Sherry Marie Bartley of Charlotte, NC and Christen Bartley of Columbus GA, her mother, Mary Ellen Hammond of St. Simons Island, GA, her brother, Ernie Hammond of St. Simons Island, GA, and her sister, Sherry Hammond Taylor (Frank) and their daughter Mary Ellen of St. Simons Island, GA. She is also survived by her brother in law Wayne Culpepper and wife Alda, 3 nephews and one niece (Jerry, Scott, Shane and Kathleen), her sister in law, Shirlee Culpepper, and her four children (Candy, Michelle, Jennifer, and Anne), as well as seventeen great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Frank Hammond, and Mother and Father in law, Kathleen and Joe Bartley Sr. She died alongside her daughter Caroline, and husband Dr. Joe Bartley Jr.
In lieu of gifts and flowers, the family respectfully request donation be made to one of the following charities in Joe, Terry, and Caroline's name: Walk to Emmaus, Uptown Outreach Ministries Fund - Bank of St. Luke, Wynnbrook Baptist Church Missions, or PAWS.
Condolences may be offered at www.shcolumbus.com
Published in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on July 13, 2012
Frank Hammond (1927 - 2008)
James Joseph Bartley (1956 - 2012)
Caroline Victoria Bartley (1992 - 2012)*
Created by: Bobby Hobson
Record added: Jul 09, 2012
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