Vera Ann Hartmann, 92, of Richmond, died September 23, 2021 at Reid Health. She was born December 10, 1928, in Eglon, Kentucky to Manford and Ollie Mae Carpenter Jones and lived here most of her life. She worked as a hairstylist and a Teacher’s Aide at Achieva. She was a member of the Southside Church of the Nazarene and loved her family and church.

Survivors include her children Janet (Jeff) Prows, Gerald Cross, Gene Hartmann, Brenda (Jeff) Anderson, Kurt (Vicki) Hartmann, Cindy (Mark) McCollum, Shawn (Felicia) Cross, and Kenny (Wanda) Drook, twenty grandchildren, twenty-six great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and her brother-in-law Walt (Liz Craig) Crocker. Her husband Phillip Hartmann died on November 5, 2017. She is also preceded in death by her son Shane Cross, her parents, and four brothers and sisters.

A visitation for Vera will be from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home with a private funeral service following with Rev. Paul Mingus officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Susan Komen of Indiana 3500 DePauw Blvd Suite 2070 Indianapolis, Indiana 46268 or Wayne County Special Olympics P.O. Box 42 Webster, Indiana 47392. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at