October 12, 2018
COLUMBUS — Freddie L. “Short Dog” Hartley, 69, died Oct. 7, 2018, in Lowndes County. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Genesis Church with the Rev. Darren Leach officiating. Burial will follow at Sandfield Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon-6 p.m. Friday at Carter’s Funeral Services. Carter’s Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Hartley was born June 5, 1949, in Crawford, to Virgina Peoples. He was formerly employed as a laborer with Hollis Roofing. He was preceded in death by his brother, Tommy Rodgers. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his daughters, Contina McDonald of Lauderdale and Virgina Hartley of Chicago, Illinois; siblings, Annie Richardson, Betty Jackson, Hattie Reed, Pearline Leach and Jackie Jackson and Sam Baptiste, all of Columbus; and four grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Sedrik Jackson, Kelvin Jackson, Lavares Jackson, Tyrone Blevins, Chris Jackson and Bobby Leach.