Funeral services honoring the life of Marvin Wayne “George” Gardner, 62, of Bethune, will be held Monday, December 24, 2012 at 2:00 PM, at Harmony Baptist Church in Bethune. The Rev. Tracy Hinson will officiate. Burial will follow in Bethel United Methodist Cemetery, in Bethune. Family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM, Sunday, December 23, 2012 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mr. Gardner’s memory to the American Heart Association, Memorials & Tributes, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.
Marvin “George” Gardner was born is Hartsville, SC, the son of the late Carey Gardner and Dolly Dover Gardner. He was a US Army Vietnam Veteran.
Marvin is survived by his daughters, Donna Hinson, of GA, Shannon Utterback (Carey) of IA, Georgia Duggan, of the home, and Sondra Davis (Anthony), of KY; grandchildren, Peggy Railey, Joshua Marko, Levi Utterback, Montannah Utterback, Brandon Duggan, Ethan Blackmon, and Alexis Blackmon; great-grandchildren, Aubree Railey and Jayden James; sisters, Linda Short, of Bethune, Martha Floyd (Bill), of KY, Brenda Rawlinson (Charles), of Florence, Patsy Catoe (Frank), of FL, and Katie Cobb (Bernie), of Camden; and brother, Cecil Gardner (Patsy) of Bethune.
Besides his parents, Marvin was predeceased by his brothers, James, Hugh, Thomas, Ronnie, and Kenny Gardner.
A special thank you to his very special nurse, Brandie Freeman Jackson.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Gardner family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.