SHELBY - Mrs. Joyce Gardner, 83, of Shelby, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
A native of Cleveland County, she was born Aug. 22, 1929, daughter of Benjamin Elzie Lemons and the late Sudie Bailey Lemons
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. at Clay Barnette Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the funeral home and other times at the home of her son, Frank Gardner, 1607 North Oak Drive, Shelby, NC 28150.
Burial will immediately follow in Sunset Cemetery.
Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is in charge of arrangements.