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Mrs Joan Evelyn Hartley

January 17, 1936 ~ December 26, 2021 (age 85)

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Joan E. Hartley, age 85, passed away at home on December 26, 2021 in Locust Grove, Oklahoma. Joan was born on January 17, 1936 in Fairview, Oklahoma to Pearlie and Violet Youngs Wells. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Harold and Milton Wells; sister, Karen Wells Davis; her husband, Charles Hartley; son-in-law, Russell Mills and a grandson, Michael McGarrah. Joan grew up in Fairview, Oklahoma and moved to Wichita, Kansas after graduating high school where she met the love of her life, Charlie! They married in 1956 and welcomed 3 daughters into the world! Joan and Charlie were very happily married for 56 years before his death in 2013. They moved to Rogers, Arkansas in 1969 where they opened Hartley's Donut Shop which they owned for 2 years! Joan worked part time after that cleaning newly built homes which Charlie had framed being in the construction business. Later in life, she was a loving babysitter to one or more Grandkids. She moved to Locust Grove, Oklahoma in 2019. Joan enjoyed sewing, quilting, reading, traveling and most of all spending time with her family! She was a lifelong member of the Church of God 7th Day. She loved listening to Southern Gospel music! She was known for her sweet, loving spirit! Joan is survived by her 3 daughters, Connie McGarrah and husband, James of Rogers, Arkansas; Jeanie Ullrich and husband, Clarence of Locust Grove, Oklahoma and Patty Merritt and husband, Dale of Wyandotte, Oklahoma; 5 grandchildren, Michelle James, Rick McGarrah, Kimberly Gracy and husband, Trevor, Aaron Merritt and wife, Melinda, and Amy Cowan and husband, Troy; 13 great grandchildren; a sibling, Myron Wells of Wichita, Kansas; 3 step grandsons, Jerad Ullrich and wife Heather, Jeremy Ullrich and wife Mindy, Jason Ullrich and wife Amber; their children and many nieces, nephews, cousins and loving church family!

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 31, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Oakley Chapel United Methodist Church
203 South Promenade Blvd
Rogers, Arkansas 72758

Funeral Service
Friday
December 31, 2021

11:00 AM
Oakley Chapel United Methodist Church
203 South Promenade Blvd
Rogers, Arkansas 72758

Graveside Service
Friday
December 31, 2021

12:00 PM
Rogers City Cemetery

Rogers, AR

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