Carolyn Marie Gardner

Published 8:18 am Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Graveside services were held Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, at Oak Ridge Baptist Church in New Hebron, for Mrs. Carolyn Marie Feazell Gardner, 71, who died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg. Rev. Eric Dixson officiated with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 

Mrs. Carolyn Gardner was born to the late Melvin and Aree Feazell Gardner. She accepted Christ at Oak Ridge Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. C. J. Stephenson where she was a member of the choir. She later joined Metropolitan Baptist Church in Jennings, Missouri. After returning to Mississippi, she united with Oak Ridge Baptist Church where she served faithfully until her health declined. 

Mrs. Gardner received her education at New Hymn High School, Class of 1967. After graduation, she attended Prentiss Institute. She relocated St. Louis, Missouri and began working at BellSouth Telephone Company and later worked at AT&T from which she retired. Mrs. Gardner’s retirement was short lived as he began working as a home health care provider and later retired. 

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Mrs. Gardner was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Gardner; sister, Rita Holliday and brother, James Gardner Jr. 

She is survived by her son, Timothy (Sherrina) Gardner; two grandsons, Trevaughn (Crystal) and Te’Shon Gardner; siblings, Mary Feazell of Detroit, Michigan, Calvin (Carol) Longino of New Hebron; Marcus (Pamela) Feazell of New Hebron; Curtis (Edell) Feazell of New Hebron, Deborah (Darnell) Thompson of Pascagoula, Gwendolyn (Frank) Harper of New Hebron,  Vina (Calvin) Bowman of Jackson, Percilla (Johnny) Walker of Prentiss, Keith (LaShawn) Gardner of Gulfport, ; Scott Gardner of Prentiss, Sherrell (Chris) Turner of Mendenhall,  Arlicia (Undray) Gardner of Prentiss, Derrick (Stephanie) Gardner of Prentiss and many other relatives and friends.