Betty Gardner, 95, of Paducah, Kentucky passed away at 2:31 Monday, July 4, 2022 at her residence. She was born in Paducah, Kentucky on December 3, 1926 to the late Dewey L. Jones and Euva Deliah Rodgers Jones. Betty was retired office manager for Hunter Martin & Associates. She was a member of Lone Oak First Baptist Church where she was a member of the Win One Sunday School Class for many years and was a former Sunday School teacher and served as the church decorator for many years. Betty was a graduate of Mayfield High School. Former member of the Lone Oak Woman’s Club, enjoyed playing Canasta and was an avid reader.
Betty is survived by her son, Mike Gardner and wife, Danna, of Paducah, Kentucky; two grandchildren, Stephanie Raney and Tony Wilson and wife, Dana; one great grandchild, Payton Beasley and husband, Austin, and one great-great grandchild, Hudson Beasley; special friend, Duward Johnson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Milburn Gardner; sister, Peggy Hayes and her parents.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 9, 2022 at the Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Wallace and Dr. Willis Henson officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Lone Oak First Baptist Church Building Fund, 3601 Lone Oak Road, Paducah, KY 42001