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Selma Hartley, Johnson City

Published October 6th, 2011 11:20 pm

Mrs. Selma A. Hartley, 96, of Johnson City, died Thursday, October 6, 2011, at the residence of her son.
A native of Washington County, TN, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Flora Mae Haney Almany Sr.
Mrs. Hartley was a schoolteacher in the Carter County School System for over forty years. She was of the Christian faith.
Mrs. Hartley enjoyed gardening and flowers.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hobert John Hartley, in 1987; and two sisters, Mary Sue Rose and Irene Snyder.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Shelby Hartley, Johnson City; a granddaughter, Anita Garland and husband, Tony, Johnson City; a sister, Orpha Putman, Elizabethton; a brother, Carl Almany Jr., Jonesborough; and a half-brother, Larry Almany, Concord, NC. Numerous nieces and nephews and a special friend, Maddie Dill, Johnson City, also survive.
Funeral service for Mrs. Selma A. Hartley will be conducted at 2:30 P.M. Sunday, October 9, 2011, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services with Rev. Rex Johnson officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:30-2:30 P.M. on Sunday prior to the service.
Graveside service and interment will be conducted in Monte Vista Memorial Gardens on Sunday following the funeral service. Active pallbearers will be nephews and friends. Honorary pallbearer will be Chris Putman.
Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. (423) 543-5544.