She is preceded in death by her parents, Hattie Lorene Cole and Lawrence Thomas Cole, her husband Billy Gardner, son William Gardner, daughter Patricia Dennis, and two brothers, Paul Cole and Tommy Cole. She leaves to morn, a daughter Katherine Gardner and son Frank Gardner, two sisters Clara Ray and Barbara Brown, and one brother Larry Cole. She also leaves to morn her loss, special friend Charles Locke III., and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 4:00pm, Thursday August 2, 2018 at the Church of Our Lord Jesus in Johnson City, TN.
Professional services provided by Birchette Mortuary Inc., 219 E. Millard St., Johnson City, TN. 423-926-6013 www.birchettemortary.com