Martha Ann Atkins Gardner
Funeral Date: 11/24/2015

Obituary:
Martha Ann Atkins Gardner age 85 of Banks, AR died Saturday, November 21st at St. Andrews Place in Conway, AR. She was born November 13th, 1930 in Tinsman, AR, a daughter of the late Carl C. Atkins and Clemmie Reddin Atkins. Mrs. Gardner was a retired seamstress supervisor with LaDonna’s Sports Ware and a Baptist. She treasured her family and enjoyed her hobbies of jewelry making, gardening and bird watching. She loved working on jigsaw puzzles, playing board games and watching westerns. She was also preceded in death by her husband Earl Griffin Gardner whom she married May 20th, 1947 and he died Nov. 18th, 2001. Brothers Vernon Atkins, Billy Atkins and Donnie Atkins also preceded her in death. Survivors include 2 sons, Marvin Gardner and spouse Diane, San Antonio, TX, Gary Gardner and spouse Rhonda, Conway, AR. A daughter Mary Garrison and spouse Randall, Vilonia, AR. A brother James Atkins and spouse Jean, Little Rock, AR. 4 grandchildren Brian Garrison, Kim Luck, Betsy Gardner and Desiree’ Barton. 9 great-grandchildren. Graveside services were 1:30PM Tuesday, November 24, at Williams Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home with Rev. Brian Garrison officiating. Burial was in Williams Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Marvin Gardner, James Atkins, Randall Garrison, Jamie Lawrence, Kyle Luck and Bryce Garrison.

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Name: Joe & Kay Moseley Simmons
Message: We are sorry for your pain but happy for her. No more forgetting! Prayers for God to be very near with with comfort and peace.

Name: Joe & Shirley Simmons
Message: To the Garner Family: So sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers during this time.

Name: Trish Thompson
Message: Mrs. Gardner will truly be missed by all here at the facility. She was a sweet lady who I loved to get a hug from! Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Love, the staff at St. Andrews Place

Name: Doris & Brenda Reddin
Message: Sending our deepest sympathy. You are in our thoughts & prayers.

Name: Byrene Wagnon
Message: So sorry for your loss. So sorry for your loss. God will be there or you. He never fails.