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Karen Jean (Boyd) Hartline

September 1, 1964 ~ May 9, 2018 (age 53)
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Karen Jean Hartline, 53, of Rossville, passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in a local health care facility.


Karen was born on September 1, 1964 in Huntsville, Alabama to the late James & Edna Boyd.  She was a 1982 graduate of Stevenson High School and had spent the past fifteen years in Rossville.  Karen loved fishing, cooking, spending time with her family, and spoiling her granddaughter.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Boyd, and nephew, Blake Thomas.


Survivors include her loving husband, Ed Hartline; daughter, Lauryn Hinton; granddaughter, Alina Hinton; sisters, Kathy Padgett & Judy White; niece, Lyndsay White.


A celebration of Karen’s life will be held on Saturday, May 12th at 2:00 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel. 


To share expressions of sympathy, visit  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105 or


The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12:00 noon until the service hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.

Donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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