A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, for Johnny Joseph Bartlett, 68, who passed on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center surrounded by the love of his family. A funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at Church on the Move. Burial will follow in South Park Cemetery.
Johnny was born in Roswell, July 24, 1944, to Bonney and Lupe Montoya Bartlett. His parents preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his brother Bonney Bartlett and stepdad Santos Giron.
Johnny was a member of the U.S. Army Reserves with Company D, 35th Armor Division, as armored driver; truck driver with 1117 Transportation Co. of 96th ARCOM. Johnny’s father Bonney L. Bartlett served in World War II and was killed in action in 1945.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Gloria Bartlett, of the family home in Roswell; daughters, Barbara Gluck and husband Jay, Valerie Cornejo and husband Othni, and Angel Bartlett; Johnny Bartlett Jr. and wife, Angel Bartlett, Raul Lopez, Michael Lopez, Lori Maldonado and husband Angel, Francine Lopez, Freddy Lopez and wife Debbie, and Francisco Lopez; grandkids, Crystal Lopez, Francee Josh Whitaker, Jessica Maldonado, Angel Maldonado Jr., Raul Maldonado, Vanessa Lopez, Victoria Bartlett, Sandra Lopez, Freddy Lopez, Alexis Lopez, Narcy Cordova, Cisco Cordova, Manuel Cordova, Anthony Lopez, Devin Lopez, Mariah Cornejo and Johnny Lopez; great-grandkids, Julian Lopez, Josh Lopez Jr., Lorena Moya, Ramon Moya, Manuel Cordova Jr., Eziah Cordova, Angel Cordova, Heaven Cordova, Santos Cordova, Nevae Fox, Jenesay and Taniece; sisters, Delia Bartlett, Nancy Giron Hernandez and husband Juan R., Birdie Giron-Raper, and Mary Ann Giron Peterson; sister-in-law Helen Bartlett; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online registry can be accessed at ballardfuneralhome.com.