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Robert “Earl” Stephens

April 22, 1943 ~ September 17, 2020

Services will be held: September 20, 2020

Lisa Penny Taylor

June 30, 1951 ~ September 15, 2020

Services will be held:

Archie Cairns Miller

October 28, 1930 ~ September 15, 2020

Services will be held:

MSgt. Roger Lee Teasley, USAF (Ret.)

February 8, 1949 ~ August 27, 2020

Services will be held: September 18, 2020

James Keith Partin

April 11, 1957 ~ September 15, 2020

Services will be held:

Rosemarie Perrotta

July 15, 1940 ~ September 14, 2020

Services will be held: September 21, 2020

Gerald Owen Patterson

October 2, 1940 ~ September 10, 2020

Services will be held: September 15, 2020

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Willard Ray Owen

October 8, 1934 ~ September 13, 2020

Services will be held:

Frank Hockaday Gardner

November 3, 1928 ~ March 19, 2020

ANGIER- Frank Hockaday Gardner, 91, passed away on Friday at Emerald Healthcare in Lillington. A native of Harnett County, Frank was the son of the late Mack Broughton Gardner and Mary Hockaday Gardner. After graduating high school, Frank attended school at Campbell College and played minor league baseball in New River and Rocky Mount. He then served honorably for four years in the US Air Force. Following his service to his country he continued his baseball career playing and coaching the team down in Pea Ridge. He even helped lead them to a top four finish in their semi pro tournament in Wichita, Kansas in 1957. Frank went on to work for the US Post Office in Angier as a mail carrier and retired after 34 years of service and a spotless driving record on the job.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, March 22nd at 2:00 PM at Lakeside Memorial Gardens, 2712 Oak Grove Church Rd. Angier, NC 27501.

Frank is survived by his wife of 66 years, Frances “Dee Dee” Gardner, daughters, Marsha Lynn Mendenhall of Danville, VA, Sandra Lee Myers and husband, Chuck of Mims, FL, Cynthia Woodard of Angier, Barbara Hughes and husband, Gary of Angier; son, Richard Frank Gardner of Angier; six grandchildren, Samantha Myers of Mims, FL, Krystal Mendenhall of Fredericksburg, VA, Byron Hughes of Angier, Garrett Myers and wife, Crystal of Apopka, FL, Courtney Keith and husband, Joey of Angier, Colton Myers of Orlando, FL; four great granddaughters; sister, Lena Marsh Gardner of Angier; brother Stuart Broughton Gardner of Angier.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Lois Dougherty and Mary Ann Witt; brothers, Mack Williams and James Brooks.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Angier United Methodist Church, 278 S. Wilma St. Angier, NC 27501.



March 22, 2020

2:00 PM

Lakeside Memorial Gardens
2712 Oak Grove Church Rd. Angier, NC 27501


  1. Frankie & Darlene Hobson

    Barbara & Gary,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We pray God will provide peace and comfort to you in the days and weeks ahead. Cherish your memories.

    Frankie & Darlene Hobson

  2. Linda Newton Young

    We are so sorry to hear about Mr Frank. He has always been one of our favorite folks and helped shape our lives as a young couple. Please know our thoughts, prayers and love are extended to all of you. Hugs and more hugs.

  3. Cathy Carter Dunn

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  4. Don & Cindy Hunter

    You all are in our prayers. Mr. Gardner was a very special man and all who knew him loved him. May God bless you with lots of special memories.

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