Virginia J. “Ginny” Bright., age 78, of Richmond, Indiana, died Tuesday, February 15, 2023 surrounded by family.

Born February 4, 1945, in Richmond, Indiana, to Malcolm O. and Helen Rheuble Hartman, she was a lifelong resident of Richmond. She graduated from Richmond High School in 1963. Ginny worked for many years at Richmond Electric, then most recently she was a registrar’s assistant for Earlham College Registrar’s office. Ginny was a member of First Baptist Church for over 50 years. She enjoyed interior decorating, gardening, and participated in Bible Study Fellowship for many years. She also belonged to a Bunco club.

Survivors include her daughters, Lisa V. Six and Laura R. Bright; son, Jeff N. (Erika) Bright; son in laws, Kent Six and Ben Johnson; grandson and “apple of her eye”, Ezra N. Bright; sister and brother-in-law, Rosemary and Robert “Sam” Badgett; and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Larry E. Bright; parents; and brother Richard Lee Hartman.

Visitation for Virginia J. Bright will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, February 19, 2023, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 20, 2023, at First Baptist Church, 1601 South A Street, Richmond, Indiana, with Rev. Phil Hodgkin officiating. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: First Baptist Church, 1601 South A Street, Richmond, Indiana 47374.

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