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Thelma GardnerJune 8, 1915 ~ August 2, 2017 (age 102)
Thelma Geneva Gardner, 102, of Mount Gilead, passed away Wednesday morning, August 2, 2017 at Trinity Place.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM, Friday, August 4, 2017 at Hamer Creek Baptist Church in Mount Gilead. Rev. K. Raymond Sipe will officiate and interment will follow in Hamer Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Miss Gardner was born June 8, 1915 in Montgomery County to the late Bryant and Bessie Dunn Gardner. She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church and was last employed with Shaw Air Force Base.
Thelma enjoyed helping others. She was actively involved with the Senior Center in Troy, Hospice of Stanly, and Crisis outreach in Mount Gilead. She enjoyed all the activities at Trinity Place. Flowers, butterflies and birds brought great joy to her day.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Frank, Dock and Clyde Gardner; sisters, Betty Byrd, Verna Mae Deaton and Jeanie Belle Robbins.
She is survived by brother, David Gardner (Louise) of Mount Gilead; sisters, Polly Dunn of Burlington and Montie Hoover of Mount Gilead; numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to: Christ Episcopal Church, 428 Pee Dee Ave., Albemarle, NC 28001 or Hospice of Stanly and the Uwharrie, 960 North First Street, Albemarle, NC 28001 or Trinity Place, P. O. Box 947, Salisbury, NC 28145.