Hartline, James Aaron (Chickamauga)

Monday, January 15, 2018

James Aaron Hartline, 53, of Chickamauga, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and was a member of Chattanooga Valley Church of Christ. James was a loving father, grandfather, brother and uncle, who will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald Fred and Shirley Jean Hartline.

James is survived by his children, Jason Martin, Jennifer Durham and Cory Martin; sisters, Donna Greathouse and Gail Hartline; brother, Junior Hartline; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at noon on Monday, Jan. 15 at the Chattanooga Valley Church of Christ, with Minister Reid Perry officiating. Interment will be in Lusk Cemetery.

Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home-Ft. Oglethorpe.



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