Mamie Virginia Gardner, June 22, 1940~April 25, 2014

Untitled-124Mamie 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. Untitled-127





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    TOMMY @SHERRY McFee » 26. Apr, 2014

    So sorry to hear about your lose,but Heaven has gained an Angel.Our prayers are with the family.

    Bruce and Marilyn Ledford » 26. Apr, 2014

    May God bless you and keep you in his care, now and in the days to come. May fond memories of Virginia bring you comfort, even as you face these sad days. We love her and miss her too.

    G. Powell » 28. Apr, 2014

    The loss of a dear loved one is a heavy burden. May family and friends comfort one another at this time and be comforted in knowing that the Father of tender mercies truly cares and feels your pain. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)

    Bob & Marcia Howard » 29. Apr, 2014

    Jess and Family, May the Comfort of God help you
    during this difficult time.

    Name » 02. May, 2014

    I have fond memories of Virginia. We were in Junior High School together and sang in a girl’s quartet. What fun. May God give you His peace and comfort in the days ahead as you learn to live without her.

    Betty Ledford Wright