WADLEY, Ga. - Mr. Richard Gardner died on Thursday, January 2, 2003 in Swainsboro, Georgia. Funeral will be held on Sunday, January 5, 2003 at 3 p.m. at Hudson Mortuary Chapel in Wadley, with Rev. Kenneth Davis, officiating. His survivors are his wife, Lorene Sims Gardner, Wadley; one daughter, Dorothy Williams, Atlanta; one son, Howard Williams, Swainsboro; a stepdaughter, Sylvia Sims Thompson, Wadley; three sisters, Betty Seafus, Louisville, Eloise Bell, East Dublin, and Shirley Thomas, Dublin; one brother, Willie James Bell, Dublin, and several grandchildren. Hudson Mortuary, 144 Butts Street, Wadley, in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle January 4, 2003