Shirley Stottlemyre Hartle, 82 of Caledonia, MS passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at Windsor Place, Columbus, MS. A family graveside service will be Friday, May 22, 2020, at 10:00 AM at Egger Cemetery, Caledonia, MS with Bro. Don Harding officiating and Lowndes Funeral Home directing. Friends may view online at www. lowndesfuneralhome.net the following day. Mrs. Hartle was born February 26, 1938, to the late Paul Edward and Lesley Irene Justice Stottlemyre in Bethany, MO, and moved to Columbus, MS in 1977. She married Will Hartle in Hagerstown, MD on December 24, 1963. Mrs. Hartle attended Kolola Springs Baptist Church, Caledonia, MS and was a member of the Order of Eastern Star (OES) Columbus Chapter #53, she dearly loved what OES stands for and especially her OES family where lifelong friendships were made. She retired in 2003 from the snack bar at the bowling center at Columbus Air Force Base after working there for 17 years. Her hobbies included crocheting and needlepoint. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hartle was preceded in death by her husband, Will Hartle in 2017; and brother, Paul G. Stottlemyre. Mrs. Hartle is survived by her children, Rhonda (Mark) Towns, Spickard, MO, Curtis (Mary) Hartle, Waynesboro, PA, Lesley (Jeff) Putnam, Caledonia, MS and Terry (Melissa) Hartle, Caledonia, MS; sister, Sharon (Junior) Robertson , Gilman City, MO; nine grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren; and one great- great-grandchild. Pallbearers will be Ken Dyer, Keith Thames, Larry Woodward, Lee Barnes, Jon Putnam and Ben Putnam. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the OES. Memorials may be made to Estarl Scholarships Larry Woodward, 13130 Hwy 14 W, Louisville, MS 39339.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on May 21, 2020
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