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Dora Duncan (Gillenwater) Bartley

Born: Thu., Apr. 25, 1918
Died: Tue., Jul. 2, 2019


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Jul. 04, 2019
Location: Yokley-Trible Funeral Home

8:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Jul. 05, 2019
Location: Tompkinsville Church of Christ

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Jul. 05, 2019
Location: Tompkinsville Church of Christ

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Dora Duncan (Gillenwater) Bartley, 101, of Tompkinsville, KY passed away Tuesday, July 2nd, while in the company of family members, at Signature Health Care of Monroe County.

Dora was born in Monroe County, KY on April 25, 1918, a daughter of the late America Charlotta (Hammer) and William Thomas Gillenwater.

She was a member of Tompkinsville Church of Christ. She was Deputy Jailer at Monroe County Jail for 28 years.

On June 20, 1937 she married James Dale Bartley, at the home of G.N. Crowe. He preceded her in death on September 21, 1991.

Dora is survived by five daughters, Nelda Thomas, and husband, Travis, of Tompkinsville, KY; Neva Lou Reagan, and husband, Donald, of Tompkinsville, KY; Madelene Chandler, of Smith Grove, KY; Mary Ruth Lyon, and husband, David, of Tompkinsville, KY; Kathy Bentley, and husband, Robert, of Hermitage, TN. and a son,Tommy Bartley, and wife, Judith of Gamaliel, KY; a daughter-in-law, Lela Bartley, of Cookeville, TN; 14 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, and 9 great great grandchildren.

Other than her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by a son, James Dale Bartley, Jr., one grandchild, Bryan Bartley Chandler; one great grandchild, Thomas Scott Gentry; her siblings, Dent, Dan, Doug, Dale, Mitchell and Dave Gillenwater, Della Harlan, Pauline Ferguson, Daisy Chism, Ann Bean and Delpha Rhoton.

Funeral Services will be held at Tompkinsville Church of Christ at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, July 5th, 2019.

Visitation is Thursday 4:00-8:00 P.M. at Yokley Trible Funeral Home and Friday 8:00-11:00 A.M. at Tompkinsville Church of Christ.

Burial is in Monroe County Memorial Lawn.

In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to Monroe County Backpack Program, Tompkinsville Church of Christ, or Harlans Cross Roads Cemetery.




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Judy K Foster
   Posted Wed July 03, 2019
Prayers to this family that I love and adore,Everyone Loved Aunt Dorie,I am so glad I visited her twice this year,but I always loved to visit her.May GOD be with You All.

Marsha Conkin Miles
   Posted Wed July 03, 2019
Prayers for the family

Jonathan mails
   Posted Thu July 04, 2019
So glad I got to meet Dora during life's journey. She was truly one of the nicest ladies I ever met . FLY HIGH DORA FLY HIGH

   Posted Fri July 05, 2019
Prayers for all the family as you celebrate Dora's life today.

Kara HUnter
   Posted Fri July 05, 2019
Mrs. Bartley was a wonderful person and it was always a joy talking to her. My deepest sympathy goes out to her family during this time.

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