OBITUARY: Joe Jackson Hartsfield


Joe Jackson Hartsfield, 59, resident of Columbia, Tennessee died Thursday, May 12, 2022 at Maury Regional Medical Center.

Born June 13, 1962 in Balboa, Panama, he was the son of the late Robert Allen Hartsfield, Sr., and the late Edith Frances Henson Hartsfield.

Mr. Hartsfield was a former truck driver, car enthusiast, Chicago Bears fan, and enjoyed fantasy football.

Survivors include the love of his life, Lisa Melheim; son, Jeremy (Kristin) Webb; daughters, Vanessa (Michael) Littlefield, Emily Melheim, April Chumley, Gabby Melheim; grandchildren, Damion Webb, Zach Webb, Sophie Webb, Gage Littlefield, Reiko Melheim, Daniel Melheim; brothers, Robert Allen Hartfield, Jr., Johnny Keith (Sheila) Hartsfield; uncle, Jerry (Pat) Hartsfield; aunts, Faye Hartsfield, Pam Black, Regina Hartsfield; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Walter Clot officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery with military honors provided by Herbert Griffin American Legion Post 19. The family will visit with friends Tuesday from 12:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home.

Active pallbearers will be Damion Webb, Zach Webb, Michael Littlefield Colton Black, Mark Goatz, and Allen Hartsfield.

The family suggests memorials to Joe Hartsfield Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1015, Columbia, TN 38402. Condolences may be extended online at


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