Linda Gardner


Mrs. Linda Hughes Gardner, of Southside Chesconessex, passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023, at the place she loved the best, her home with her husband and partner of 51 years, Howard Lee Gardner Jr.

Linda is survived by her husband, Howard Gardner Jr., of Southside Chesconessex; daughter, Tina Marie Hemphill, of Magnolia, Del.; beloved grandson, Wayne Hemphill, of Melfa; niece, Vickie Parker, and husband, Darrell, of Southside Chesconessex; great-nieces and great-nephews, Preston Bradford III, Dyllon Bradford, and De’Anna Bradford; several cousins; and many friends up and down the Shore.

She was predeceased by her parents and her sister, Barbara Ann Lauer.

A funeral service was held Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023, from the chapel of the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home, with the Rev. William Jefferson officiating.

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Arrangements were by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home.

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