Roy Dayton Gardner
Funeral Date: 2/18/2011

Obituary:
Roy Dayton Gardner, age 64, of Warren, AR., died Tuesday February 15, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. Born May 13, 1946 in Monticello, AR. a son of the late Robert L. Gardner and Dorothy Wright Gardner he was retired from Cotton Belt and Union Pacific Railroads with 35 years of service, a member of Central Missionary Baptist Church and a graduate of Rison High School. Survivors are his wife Linda White Gardner whom he married July 5, 1968. 1 daughter Deena Gardner Cornish and spouse Norman, Warren, AR. 1 son Chad Gardner and spouse Marisa, Warren, AR. 4 grandchildren Katie Cornish, Wesley Cornish, Shelby Gardner and Dayton Gardner all of Warren, AR. Funeral services were 1:30 p.m. Friday February 18, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Charles Woolley and Rev. Jerry Carter officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and Brandy Garner was soloist. Burial was in Prosperity Cemetery near Pansy, AR. by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Billy Rex Morrison, Frank Chancellor, Bobby Hargrave, Rick Anders, Billy P. Smith, William McLemore, Stan White and Ben Garner. Honorary pallbearers were Ben Curry, Charlie Doss, Jimmy Wooten, Leland Bryant and members of Friendship Sunday School Class at Central Missionary Baptist Church and employees of Cotton Belt and Union Pacific Railroads. Memorials preferred Central Missionary Baptist Church; C/O Joy Stewart; 611 E. Central St.; Warren, AR. 71671.

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Name: Scott and Kim White
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Name: Ronnie & Teresa Hays
Message: WE are so very sorry for your loss. Stephanie thought the world of "POP" and the rest of the family

Name: Tammy and Kenny Hensley
Message: Thinking of all of you.

Name: Becky Quimby
Message: Linda I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Victor Mac & Lola Maroney
Message: We are so sorry for your loss of Roy Dayton. Victor Mac talked of him often, of their days at the Cotton Belt. He was a good man!

Name: Paige (Hill) Stell
Message: Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this difficult time. Lean on God and know that he is carrying you through these next days. We are here for you now and always. Love, John, Paige (Hill), Jayson, Colt, Jake, Brad, and Jared Stell

Name: Susan Roberts
Message: Linda, So sorry for the loss of Roy Dayton.

Name: Levie Angle
Message: Linda, so sorry you lost your husband. The Family will be in my prayers.

Name: Tammy Anders-Benbrook
Message: So sorry to hear about Mr. Roy Dayton. I always loved going to church with you all when I lived in Warren. All of you will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: ashley mckinstry
Message: deena, it's been a long time- sorry to hear about your loss. ashley

Name: Charles Landers
Message: Linda, I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. May the Lord be with you & your family be with you and guide you through this sad time. My prayers are with you. With my deepest sympathy, Charles Landers

Name: Bill & Sherry White
Message: We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and the family

Name: PATSY CHAPMAN
Message: THINKING OF YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. YA'LL ARE IN MY PRAYERS.

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: Linda and family, I am so sorry for your loss.

Name: Denisa Mann Moseley
Message: I am so sorry. You are all in my thoughts & prayers.

Name: Judy & Kari Savola
Message: With deepest heart felt sympathy for your lost of you beloved husband. We love you,God is holding you in his arms.

Name: Buddy and Becky Rauls
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: MARY ANN RAULS CLANTON
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. Roy Dayton was such a wonderful smiling friendly person always.

Name: Gary & Debbie Saunders
Message: Linda & Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow.

Name: Karen (Carter) Brown
Message: Linda and family, I am so sorry to hear about Roy Dayton. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Know that God is with you as you go thru this difficult time. Love to all.

Name: Bob & Laverne Laster
Message: Linda,You and yoir family are in our thoughts and prayers,Praying that God will give you His Peace at this sad time..

Name: Kaylon Taylor
Message: You and your family is in my heart and prayers. May God be with you and give you comfort during this time.

Name: Jimmy & Fran Reep
Message: Linda & Family, As you know, God takes care of us. Sorry for your loss. Praying for you all.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: I'm sadden at the new of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: RHONDA SIMMONS
Message: LINDA, DEENA AND FAMILY. I AM SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

Name: John & Sandy Gavin
Message: Our prayers are with you in the hard days ahead. You will be very thankful for all the good memories to keep your spirits up in the coming days.

Name: Pat & Earline Morman
Message: SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS, PLEASE KNOW THAT YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE IN OUR PRAYERS.

Name: Chad, M.J., Mia & Rylee Bradley
Message: Chad, Marisa and family- we just want you to know that we love you and we are thinking of you. We know what you are going thru, and we are here if you need us. Love ya always!

Name: Norman & Sandra Word
Message: Linda & Family: We are so very sorry to hear about Roy. Please know that you all will be in our prayers! You have our deepest sympathy....

Name: David(K.C.) & Tina McClain
Message: We're sorry for your loss of your love one. Your in our thoughts & prayers.

Name: Brothers and sisters of Lester Merle
Message: Linda, so sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.

Name: Rebecca Hakk Chambers & Family
Message: Denna & family, Praying for you all during this difficult time.

Name: nikki ing
Message: your family will be in my thoughts and prayers during your time of grief

Name: Linda Standridge
Message: Linda, my prayers are with you and your family....wonderful man..hewill be missed

Name: Judy Thompson
Message: Deena & family...so sorry about your loss.my thoughts and prayers are with you.love ya

Name: Jerry D. and Joyce Smith
Message: So sorry for you all. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Mike Berry
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Name: BOBBY AND KATHY HALL
Message: MS LINDA AND FAMILY, I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, YOU ALL WILL BE IN OUR PRAYERS.

Name: Lisa York Johnson
Message: Your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Betty and Hunter Sheridan & Family
Message: We were so sadden to hear of the loss of Roy Dayton. He was such a wonderful person. With love our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

Name: Micah and Brandi Bennett
Message: We are so sorry for the loss of Roy Dayton. We have onyl great memoroes of him. We are praying for your family. Love, Micah, Brandi, Allie Grace, and Dreyton

Name: Kenny Ashcraft
Message: My sympathy to the Gardner Family. I worked with "Lightnin'" and he was a friend and a good man. His smiling face will be missed. God Bless Your family.

Name: Brad and Devin Hargrave
Message: We thought the world of Mr. Roy. Always so pleasant to be around. He will be greatly missed. If yall need anything please let us know. You all are in our prayers. We love you.

Name: Barry Carter
Message: Linda, Deena and Chad, I was so sorry to hear about Mr. Roy's death. Heaven is sweeter and the reunion more precious now. Valerie and I love you all and we are praying for God to comfort and strengthen you now and in the days to come.

Name: Jan Ashcraft (Mills)
Message: I called the hosp and talked to your son just as Roy Dayton was leaving for Heaven. We grew up in Bethel Church and graduated Rison, 1964. We all loved each other and I am praying for all of you. What a Grin he had!!!!

Name: Victor and Lucy Myers
Message: We are praying for all of you.

Name: Jimmy Hill
Message: Linda and family, our prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this time. God understands our earthly sorrow,and his grace is sufficent to sustain us. just to let u know that we are thinking of all of you at this time.Glad i got to know Roy a little and always enjoyed seeing and visiting with him at the reunions and when i think of you i think of my dear aunt Laura. Love you all, Jimmy.Donna, Stephen and Carrie Hill

Name: John and JeNelle Lipton
Message: Linda, Our prayers are with you and the family.

Name: Barbie and Michael Meeks
Message: So sorry to hear about his passing. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers!!

Name: Suzette Russell
Message: THINKING OF YOU ALL: To let you know you are in our thoughts & prayers during this difficult time. Sincerely, Suzette Russell and Mindy Erwin

Name: Rosa Miranda and Family
Message: I am sorry for your loss. I pray that God will give you and your family strength to get you through this. I am here if you need me. Love you.

Name: Debra Marshall
Message: Deena, Thinking of you and praying for you during this time.

Name: herman hines
Message: Linda I am sorry to hear of the passing of Roy, I still have memories of Him racing that Plymouth Barracuda out at the dirt track. Time goes so fast. Trust in the Lord and lean on Him.

Name: Jimmy Hill
Message: Linda and family,our prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this time. May God grant all of you his sustaining grace.Love Jimmy,Donna, Stephen and Carrie Hill.

Name: W anda Quimby
Message: Linda, so sorry for your loss.

Name: Vicky Tapia
Message: You and your family are in my prayers.

Name: Jody Ross Gladden
Message: Linda, I knew Roy Dayton when I visited my Aunt Wanda at Herbine. My husband, Billy and I are so sorry to hear of your loss

Name: Jane and Lonnie Short
Message: Chad, Marisa, Shelby and Dayton, We are all saddened by your loss and our prayers are with you during this sad time. Love, Jane and Lonnie, Jim and Loree, Chloe, Max, and Nathan, Haden, Rex and Aymarie.

Name: Judy & French Wynne,Jr
Message: We always enjoyed visiting with Roy Dayton...sharing stories about our kids and grandkids. He loved his family dearly. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Name: WC and Annette Rauls
Message: Linda and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Roy Dayton was such a wonderful person who will be greatly missed. You are all in our prayers and thoughts

Name: Patricia Wilkinson
Message: Linda and Family, So sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Shana Wright Wilson
Message: So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: carol ann york carter
Message: Linda, My prayers are with you and your family. So very sorry.

Name: Steven Dawkins
Message: Mrs Linda and Chad so sorry for your loss you will be in my prayers

Name: Sue Curry Hollis
Message: Linda and family, Just want to say how sorry I am for Roy Daytons sickness and death. Life will never be the same for you guys but, His journey is complete, he is finally at home resting at the feet of Jesus never will sickness, pain or sorrows be a part of his life, look up for God has called his son home. Rest now dear cuz for someday we shall meet again.

Name: Benny & Cookie Taylor
Message: I worked with "Lighting" He will be missed. Your family is our prayers.