Opal C. “Tiny” Bartley 85, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, at The Meadows Nursing Home in Orange. She was a lifelong native of Orange. , born March 20, 1929, to William and Susie (Moore) Perry who preceded her in death.
Opal worked for West Orange-Stark School, and retired in 1996 after 27 years of service in the cafeteria. She was a member of Old First Orange Baptist Church.
Her loving husband, Jack Bartley Sr. preceded her in death after 48 years of marriage. Also preceding her in death were her brothers; George Perry, L.J. Perry, William Ray Perry, sister, Doris Marie Benson all of Orange.
She is survived by daughter, Judy (Rusty) Granger of Orange; son Jack Jr. (Holly Brady) Bartley of little Cypress; grandchildren, Angie (Scotty) Wilson, Christopher Granger of Orange, Adrienne, Landon, and Cameron Bartley all of Houston; great-grandchildren Scotty Jr and Ruby Wilson of Orange, Nevaeh Granger of Oklahoma and Izabella Granger of Kentucky; sisters, Mary (Kate) Young and Shirley Brister of Little Cypress; and brother, Tommy (Marilyn) Perry of Mauriceville. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other family members.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, Sept. 17, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Harold Nazworth of First Baptist Church in West Orange. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Cemetery in Orange.
Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 PM, Tuesday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Serving as pallbearers will be, Chris Granger, Michael Brister, Landon Bartley, Cameron Bartley, Larry Joe Perry, and Ronnie Perry.