Hugh Gene Hartley
Hugh Gene Hartley, 69, Poga, passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at the James H. Quillen Va Medical Center.
A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Carl and Rosalee Vines Hartley.
Gene served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era. He was a retired construction worker. He was a member and Deacon of Elk Mills Christian Church. He loved to watch Westerns.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Lisha Clawson Hartley; his children, Timothy (Tina) Hartley and Kimberly Hartley and son-in-law Derek Garton; five grandchildren, Brittany, Phillip, Timmy, Faith and Abigail, and the love of his life, his great-grandson, Nehemiah; his brothers, Dennis, R.L. and Carroll Hartley; two sisters, Hazel and Lucille; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 28, at the Elk Mills Christian Church with Mr. Glen Foster, minister, and Mr. Donnie Cable, minister, officiating. Music will be provided by the church family. Interment will follow in the Cable Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jody Hartley, Cody Hartley, Blake Dugger, Timmy Hartley, Phillip Marvel and Bobby Hartley. Honorary pallbearers will be Carroll Garland Sr., Carroll Garland Jr., Todd Trivette, Derek Garton, Gary Guy and his church family. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is required to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website at www. memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Hartley family.