Gladys M. ‘Mimi’ Hartman

Feb. 26, 1919 - May 17, 2007

Gladys M. "Mimi" Hartman, 88, went to be with the Lord on May 17, 2007, at Sentara Leigh Hospital. Mrs. Hartman was born Feb. 26, 1919, to Duncan and Lilah Kling in Walworth.

When Gladys’ wasn’t spending time with her family, you could always find her sharing her love and time with others. Whether it was volunteering at Sentara Bayside Hospital, calling Bingo at Oak Dale Heights Assisted Living, or helping the American Cancer Society, her kindness and love was always present. She was also a longtime member of the Sentara Select Plus Senior Organization. Gladys’ family and friends will always remember her as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She will be deeply missed.

Left to cherish her memory are two sons, Harold Hartman Jr. and wife, Virgie, of Virginia Beach, Ronald Hartman and wife, Annette, of Shawboro, N.C.; two daughters, Kathleen Stockes Baker of Baltimore, Md. and Patricia Hartman of Hertford, N.C.; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and her brother, Laural Kling, and his wife, Iola.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Harold Hartman, Sr.; a son, Richard Lee; both parents; a sister, Lois Wolf, and brother, Douglas Kling.

The family received friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2007, at Kellum Funeral Home, Rosewood Chapel in Virginia Beach, Va. A celebration of life was held at 4 p.m. Monday, May 21, 2007, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Hartman will be laid to rest next to her husband at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Please share your love and condolences with the family at

Kellum Funeral Home of Virginia Beach, Va., is serving the family.