Brenda C. Stanley
Muncie - Brenda C. (Hartman) Stanley, 70, of Muncie, passed away at her home. She was born Wednesday, December 13, 1950 to John C. Hartman and Thelma (Gauseman) Hartman. She enjoyed many years with her longtime companion, Rick VanNatter, and raising a family.
Brenda was a homemaker who loved her family. She attended church, and was a very generous person who gave of herself to those around her. She didn't know a stranger. Brenda loved to cook and feed people. She was happiest when she could get her children and grandchildren over for a visit.
Brenda is survived by a son, Charles Abbott (wife, Taresa); three daughters, Penny Perry, Charlene Wooten (husband, Rick) and Traci McDaniel; brothers, Bob Hartman (wife, Velmie), Bill Hartman (wife, Roma); sisters, Karen Lawson, and Sandy Gabbard; fifteen grandchildren; forty-one great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her longtime companion, Rick Van Natter; parents, John and Thelma Hartman; brother, Kenny Hartman (wife, Vickie); sisters, Caroline Wolfe, Alice Smithers, Nancy Parson (husband, Gene), a granddaughter, Elizabeth Danielle Wooten; and special friend, Dewayne Murray.
Visitation will be Monday, February 22, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Elm Ridge Funeral Home, 4600 West Kilgore Avenue, Muncie, Indiana 47304. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, masks are required as well as social distancing.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Elm Ridge Funeral Home. Burial will be in Elm Ridge Memorial Park. Billy Ballenger will officiate the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to: A.R.F., 1209 West Riggin Road, Muncie, Indiana 47303.
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