Hartman, Eugenia Sentell Churchill

Peter Silas Pasqua
Eugenia Sentell Churchill Hartman

Eugenia Sentell Churchill Hartman, 87, a native of Lakeland was entrusted into God's loving care Saturday, August 2, 2008, at her home at Belle Alliance near Donaldsonville. She was born August 18, 1920, to Charles Stewart Churchill and Martha Eugenia Sentell Churchill and moved with her family to Belle Alliance in 1926. She attended Belle Rose Primary School and graduated from Donaldsonville High School in 1937. She graduated from L.S.U. in 1941 where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity. She attended Purdue University one summer where she met her future husband, David Sanford Hartman, Sr., of Cincinnati, Ohio.  They married on February, 25, 1943. Visitation will be Friday, Aug. 8, from 6 - 9 p.m. at Ourso Funeral Home in Donaldsonville. Funeral services at 10 A.M. Saturday, Aug. 9th, at The Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 522 Nicholls St., in Donaldsonville with Rev. Joe Rhodes celebrant. Graveside services will be at Roselawn Memorial Park in Baton Rouge at 2 p.m. Survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, David S. Hartman, Jr. and Karen of Napoleonville and Charles C. Hartman and Ann of Baton Rouge; one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lynn Hartman Dawes, and John, of Longview, Texas; nine grandchildren and their spouses, Jennifer H. Shissler and Richard, John David Dawes and Aimee, Ashley H. Uter and Brennan, Stuart Hartman and Jackie, Stephanie D. Landry and William, Amanda H. Brown and Don, Cara H. O'Leary and Bryan, Julianna D. Richard and Benjamin, and Courtney Ann Hartman; seven great-grandchildren, Christina Jackson, David Jackson, Emily Ann Uter, Adeline Uter, Hilton Hartman, Davis Dawes and Atticus Brown; her faithful housekeeper of 56 years and dearest friend, Victoria Ray and her long-time caregivers Celeste Walker, Margaret Circello and Sharon Hood. Preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, David Hartman, Sr.; one sister, Margaret Lynn Churchill Hartman and one grandson, David Sanford Hartman, III. She was active in The Donaldsonville Music Club, Louisiana Federation of Music Clubs, Episcopal Church Women, Daughters of the American Revolution, John James Audubon Chapter, Colonial Dames, Kappa Kappa Gamma Baton Rouge Alumnae Association, L.S.U. Alumni Association, Westsiders Club, West Baton Rouge Historical Association, Baton Rouge Opera Guild and Baton Rouge Audubon Society. In her younger years she was active in Girl Scouts of America, the Red Cross and Donaldsonville Ladies of the Elks and she loved her various bridge clubs. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to The Eugenia Churchill Hartman Preservation Fund, c/o Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 2459 St. Simon Place, Donaldsonville, LA, 70346.