Thursday, January 18, 2007

Lilian Gardner, 97, of Monett, passed away Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, at her home in Monett. She was born April 27, 1909, in Sowerbybridge, England, the daughter of the late Albert and Ethel Shepherd.

She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Monett. She was also a member of the P.E.O. and the Monett Garden Club.

She married Jo B. Gardner March 3, 1937, in Troy, Ohio. He preceded her in death in March 1991. She was also preceded in death by one daughter Jan Nifong.

Cremation was under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home. Services will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Community Hospice in care of the Funeral Home.