Terry Dean Bartley, 53, died March 14, 2012 in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He was born October 20, 1958 in Plainville, KS to Bill and Lorraine Stevens Bartley. Terry graduated from Superior High School in 1977 and entered into the United States Army. While serving in the army, he met and married his wife Chong of over 33 years at his first duty station, earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland , and retired after 20 years. Terry and his wife then settled in Lawrenceville, Georgia where he was employed by New Flyer of America as a training instructor up until the time of his death, 13 years. His interests included travelling overseas while serving in the military, do it yourself home improvement projects, and doting on his two shi tzhus. Terry enjoyed life to the fullest and touched the lives of so many family members and friends. He is survived by his wife Chong Bartley; his daughter and spouse Damie and Dean Allison of Fishers, IN; his son William Bartley of Seoul, Korea; his brother and spouse, Timothy and Melanie Bartley of Smith Center, KS; Sister Arlene Stone of Hastings, NE; sister and spouse Marlyce and Paul Gordier of Elm Creek, NE, and his parents Bill and Lorraine Bartley of Smith Center, KS. Terry is also survived his two granddaughters whom he loved and adored Ava and Heidi Allison. He also leaves many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins who were all touched by his warm loving nature. He will be truly missed by so many, and remembered with the fondest of memories. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, March 16, 2012 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel with Pastor Dean Oliver officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00-2:00 PM. Interment will be at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton. The family has asked that any donations in Terry's honor be sent to Saint Jude's Children's hospital. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, 770-277-4550. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.

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  1. Chong, William, Damie and family,
    My heart goes out to you at this difficult time. Terry is now truly healed and is worshiping at the feet of Jesus! May our Lord and Savior comfort you and give you strength.

  2. To the Bartley family: I wanted to share my condolence to all the members of Mr. Bartley’s loved ones during this time of sorrow. It can weigh heavy on the mind when we experience the loss of those we deeply care for. I wanted to share some encouragemnet with you from the Holy scriptures related to an experience that the son of God dealt with in his time while on earth. In the Bible at JOHN 11:5 to 45 you can read of the sorrow Jesus and others suffered at the loss of a close and dear friend. However, Jesus was empowered to do something to reverse that loss to the joy of many involved in that situation. Soon Jesus shall do the same for many of us that have suffered the loss of our loved ones also. It is my sincere hope you find comfort from this reading from a copy of the Bible. May the family find the courage to become a source of courage for one another also. Take care and much affection and fellow feeling to you all.

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