Mamie Virginia Gardner, June 22, 1940~April 25, 2014
Mamie Virginia Gardner, 73 of Elkins passed away, April 25, 2014 at her home. She was born June 22, 1940 in Health, Arkansas to William Denzel Gabbard and Hazel Marie London Gabbard. She was born into the family of God November 20, 1974 and was a member of Richland Regular Baptist Church. She was employed for many years at Baldwin Piano Company and retired from Marshalltown Tools. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Albert Arlin “Buster” Gabbard and Doyne Gabbard and her sister, Bernice Johnson. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Jess Gardner of the home; three sons, Timothy Gardner of Goshen, Jeffrey Gardner and wife Michelle of Wesley and Gregory Gardner and wife Joetta of Goshen; six grandchildren, Shaneace Gard and husband Dylan of Bella Vista, Jessica Jett and husband Bo of Farmersville, LA, Hayden Gardner of Elkins, Derek Gardner of Farmersville, LA, Tyler Gardner of Goshen and Drew Gardner of Wesley; one great grandchild, Cale Jett of Farmersville, LA; two sisters, Jane Burris of Truman, Arkansas and Glannis Mason of Fayetteville and several other family members and friends. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 PM Monday, April 28, 2014 at Beards Funeral Chapel. A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, at 2pm, at Richland Baptist Church, 21766 Mt Olive Rd, Elkins, AR 72727 with Elder Eddie Samuels officiating.
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