Carl Arthur Gardner

Carl Arthur Gardner, 83, of Wilsonville, passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2007 at his home. The funeral service was held Tuesday, April 10 at 11 a.m. at Bolton-Letlow Chapel. The Rev. Tommy Roberts presided. He was buried at Wilsonville City Cemetery. Visitation was held Monday, April 9 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Gardner was born on Dec. 17, 1923 in Wilsonville. He was a World War II veteran serving in the Army Air Corp and a piano technician. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margery Joyce Johnston Gardner; a son, John Arthur Gardner; a daughter, Janet Louise Gardner Swindle; his parents, Emmett Carroll Gardner and Tamra Ingram Gardner; a sister, Ruth Gardner Moore and a brother Emmett Clyde Gardner. He is survived by a daughter, Joyce Gardner (Isaac) Byrd; four sisters, Margaret Gardner Mezzell, Ann Gardner (Lloyd) Carlson, Jean Gardner (Tom) Roberts and Nell Gardner (Keener) Roberts; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Bolton-Letlow Funeral Home directed