COLEMAN Graveside services for Johnny C. Bartts, 77, of Coleman will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, in the White Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. Mike Kerzee officiating. Burial will follow, under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.

He died Friday, June 12, 2009, at Coleman County Medical Center.

He was born March 31, 1932, in Kempner, to James Bartts and Willie Taylor Bartts. He was married to Mary Ellen Kuykendall. He worked as a nurseryman, growing trees. He moved to Coleman in 2006 and was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife; daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Don Bridenstine of Coleman; son and daughter-in-law David Dewayne and Paula Bartts of San Antonio; four sisters, Rosemary Flora of Lometa, Marie Roberts of Lampasas, Gloria Jean Jeffers of Hamilton and Martha Jo Smith of Kerrville; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.