ATLANTA - Kathryn Gardner, 90, of Atlanta passed away on Friday, March 8, 2013, at 6:55 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor in Lincoln.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Gardner will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at the Quiram Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta with Mr. Maurice Stribling officiating.
Visitation will be held on Monday, March 11, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Atlanta Cemetery in Atlanta.
Kathryn Johnson was born on December 28, 1922, in Atlanta, the daughter of Theodore "Ted" and Edabelle Sigler Johnson. She married Earl W. "Lefty" Gardner on June 4, 1939, in Lincoln. He preceded her in death on November 4, 1982.
Surviving Mrs. Gardner are her grandchildren: Keith Gardner and Marcia (Chuck) Barekman; daughter-in-law, Judy Gardner; four great-grandchildren: Ryan Gardner, Sara Gardner, Trisha Petersen, C.J. Barekman, all of Atlanta; a half-brother, Teddy Wayne Johnson of Florida.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Earl W. "Lefty" Gardner Jr., and one brother, Paul Johnson.
Kathryn worked for twenty years at the Mountjoy Seed Company in Atlanta and ten years at the Atlanta Locker.
Memorials may be made to the Atlanta Rescue Squad.
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