2018-05-16 / Obituaries

Ernest Wardner "Sonny" Bartlett, Jr.

Ernest Wardner "Sonny" Bartlett, Jr., 71, passed away peacefully after an extended illness on May 15, 2018, surrounded by family.

Born in Augusta, Ga., Sonny was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Wardner Bartlett and Lillian Palmer Bartlett, and a son, Jonathan Bartlett. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Patti Shy Bartlett; children, Brian Bartlett, Lillian Walker and Steven Bartlett (Amanda Beam); grandchildren, Josh Bartlett, Adyn Bartlett, Molly Walker; brother John Bartlett (Tommie Ruth Bartlett).

Funeral services will be held at the Fort Valley United Methodist Church in Fort Valley, Ga. on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Family will greet friends in the fellowship hall immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation fundraiser.gfbf.org. or the Fort Valley Methodist Church.

Rooks Funeral Home in Byron is in charge of arrangements.

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