Graveside services will be 11 am Friday, January 4, 2013 at Jamestown Cemetery with Rev. Waddel Howell officiating. The family will receive friends from 9:30 until 10:30 am on Friday at the Funeral Home. Perry Funeral Home is directing. www.perryfuneral.net.
Mr. Gardner is survived by his nieces; Janice Howell of Trion, Georgia, Linda York of Dalton,Georgia and several great nieces and nephews.
Mr. Gardner was preceded in death by sisters, Bobbie Wiladean Woodall and Sally Beatrice Tallent.
Mr. Gardner was the son of the late James Austin and Derro Odell Gardner.