Mr. Joseph Wilton “J.W.” Hartley, age 96, of Newnan, passed away on February 22, 2018 at the Southwest Christian Hospice. Mr. Hartley was born on January 3, 1922 in Fayetteville, Georgia to the late George Elmore Hartley and Mintie Jackson Hartley. He proudly served his country in the United States Army and was employed by the James River Company.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his wives, Maggie Hall Hartley and Mae Brown Hartley; brothers, Tillman Hartley, Floyd Hartley and Eustace Harltey.
Survivors include his son, Don Hartley; daughters, Susan Bell and Becky Bright (Mike); grandchildren, Lori Hartley Ware and Jay Hartley; 3 great grandchildren; step children, Jimmy Millians, Sam Millians (Teresa), Steve Millians (Susan) and Margaret Hunter; numerous step grandchildren, extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 3:00 pm at the Higgins Hillcrest Chapel with Dr. Gene Tyre officiating. Interment to follow at Elim Baptist Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Sunday from 1:00 pm until service hour at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginsfuneralhomes.com. Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, 770-253-4723.