Nathalee Doris Bartle of Belle passed away on Monday, February 4, 2013, in her home at the age of 81. Nathalee was born on March 23, 1931 in Belle. She is the daughter of the late Melvin and Lillian Litton Epstein. On December 16, 1947, Nathalee was united in marriage to Jesse Roberts, Jr., and to this union five children were born. Nathalee later married Ronald Bartle on February 22, 1975.
Surviving Nathalee is her husband Ron, two sons John Roberts of Bland and Jeffrey Roberts of Henley, and three daughters Janet Phillips and husband Donald of Washington, Jill Ridenhour and husband Dennis of Belle, and Judith Roberson and husband Jerry of Union. Also surviving Nathalee is a brother Gary Epstein with his wife Dixie of Owensville. Nathalee has six grandchildren Tracey Landwehr, Andra Thomas, Brooke Pyrtle, Morgan Hickey and Ben and Hannah Roberts and six great grandchildren Emily and Marissa Landwhehr, Dylan Pyrtle, Emma and Ian Thomas and Simon Hickey.
Services for Nathalee will be held on Friday morning at 11:00 am from the First Baptist Church in Belle. Interment will be in the Countryside Memorial Gardens.
A visitation will be held on Thursday evening from 4 til 8 in the Sassmann's Chapel in Belle.