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Margaret Gardner
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A funeral service to celebrate the life of Margaret Kirkland Gardner, 87, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2 p.m., today, July 24, 2015 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Hugh McKinney will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 1 p.m., 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Gardner’s memory to Lakeview Baptist Church, 1520 Mill Street, Camden, SC, 29020.

Margaret Kirkland Gardner, widow of Albert Hugh Gardner, Sr. died Tuesday, July 21, 2015. She was born in Camden, SC, the daughter of the late John Crosky Kirkland and Elizabeth Taylor Kirkland. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, Spencer, NC.

Mrs. Gardner is survived by her daughters, Stephanie Hodge (John) of Charlotte, NC and Marilyn Morgan (Raymond) of Camden, SC; son, Albert Hugh Gardner, Jr. (Joy) of Hiddenite, NC; grandchildren, Courtney Speight (Adam), Emily Hill (Jeremy), Joshua Gardner, Sam Gardner and Ben Gardner; great-grandchildren, Ella and Mia Speight.

Besides her husband and parents, Mrs. Gardner was predeceased by her sister, Neta Miller.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the caregivers at Springdale Healthcare and especially Sonya, Desiree, Rebecca, Ida and Verdell.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.

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