Eldon Wesley Bartley and Emma Louise Rasco Bartley
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Eldon W. (Pee Wee) Bartley of Happy Union was buried in Crosbyton Cemetery following 2 p.m. Saturday funeral rites in the Lorenzo First Baptist Church. The Rev. Bill Lacy, pastor, officiated.

Arrangements were under direction of Carter-Adams Funeral Home.

Mr. Bartley, 41, was pronounced dead at 10 a.m. last Thursday at a farm 16 miles south of Plainview by Justice of the Peace Glenn Stone. A ruling on the cause of death was pending the autopsy results.

Born July 30, 1936, in Grandfield, Okla., Eldon W. Bartley was married Oct. 29, 1955 to Emma Rasco in Lorenzo. He was a member of the Happy Union Baptist Church.

A farmer, Mr. Bartley moved to the Happy Union area four years ago from Levelland.

Survivors include his wife, Emma of Happy Union; two sons, Thomas Wayne Bartley, stationed in Camp Pendleton, Calif., with the U.S. Marine Corps, and Donald James Bartley of the home; five daughters, Peggy Ann, Glenda Joyce, Patricia Diane, Rebecca Ruth, and Kathy Jo Bartley, all of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Bartley of Lorenzo; one brother, R.H. (Kilroy) Bartley of Petersburg; three sisters, Mrs. Louise Hart of Jefferson, Mo., Mrs. Mary Lou Richardson of Meads, Kan., and Mrs. Betty Sue Nichols of Floydada.

Crosbyton Review, March 30, 1978
Record provided by Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum
transcribed by Linda Fox Hughes

Emma BartleyEmma L. Bartley, 75, of Plainview passed away Sunday, February 10, 2013 in Plainview. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Kornerstone Funeral Directors Chapel in Plainview with Rev. Ron Brunson officiating. Burial will follow in the Crosbyton Cemetery under the personal care of Adams Funeral Home of Crosbyton.

Emma was born July 25, 1937 in Dickens to the late Thomas Julian and Willie (Bryan) Rasco. She was a stay at home mom who loved reading western novels and quilting. Emma was a member of the New Covenant Church.

She is preceded in death by, her parents, two sons, Thomas Wayne and Donald Wayne Bartley, one daughter, Peggy Ann Burdge, two sisters, Della Mae Bartley, Betty Lou Sursa and one brother, Ross Rasco.

Survivors include four daughters, Kathy Knipe of Plainview, Glenda Joyce Dominie of Plainview, Diane Welch of Plainview, and Becky Cooper of Tulia, 18 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.

Obituary courtesy of: Adams Funeral Home

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