NEW BERN - Mrs. Darlene Gentry Gardiner, 65, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. A native of Johnson City, Tenn., she was the daughter of Nannie Banks Gentry and Garnett Gentry. She was a longtime bookkeeper with C/A Heating & AC. She was a faithful member of New Song Church and a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother. Darlene was preceded in death by her son John in July, 2006 and her husband Peter E. Gardiner in July, 2010.
A celebration of Darlene's life will be 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 at Pollock-Best Chapel with Pastor Danny Rogers officiating. The family will receive friends following the services at the funeral home. Those wishing to offer words of hope and condolences may visit www.pollockbest.com.
Darlene is survived by her son, Paul E. Gardiner, wife Tara, and their daughters Hannah and Emma, of Greenville, N.C.; sister, Carol Gentry, of Greenville, N.C.; her brother, Clifton Gentry and wife Carol, of New Bern, N.C.; and two special nieces, Barbara Partin, of Greenville, N.C., and Patricia Partin, of Atlanta, Ga.
Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations, New Bern, NC is entrusted with the Gardiner Family.