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Graveside services for Annette Dixon Gardner age 83 widow of James Rudolph Gardner was held Thursday at Bethany Cemetery. Dr. Guy Oliver officiated, directed by Norton Funeral Home, Hartsville Chapel. Visitation was held Wednesday at Norton Funeral Home in Hartsville.

Mrs. Gardner entered into eternal rest on Nov. 12, 2018 surrounded by her family.  She was born on Aug. 15, 1935 in Camden, S.C. to Barney and Evie Parnell Dixon.

Annette also known as GiGi by the loves of her life loved spending time with her family.  She had one child and one grandchild, the Lord blessed her with a son in law and granddaughter in law that loved her as their own.  She had three great grandchildren that she adored and stayed very involved with.

Left to cherish her memories are her daughter, Tammy (Rick) Couick, Bethune; grandson, David (Jamie) (Melissa) Couick, Bethune; great grandchildren Deanna, Case and Sarah J. and her beloved pet Teddy; sisters, Eunice Player, Camden, Helen Threatt Camden; brother, Wallace (Gail) Dixon, Camden.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Ophelia Peanut Hayes, Margaret Shoemake, Bonnie Horton, Francis Caulder and a brother Charles Dixon.

The family would like to give a special thanks to McCoy Nursing Home Staff, to Cathy Blackwell (who she called her other daughter) and Agape Hospice.

Norton Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Gardner family.