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Florence Rose Gardner

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Florence Rose Gardner, 90, Ponchatoula, La., formerly of Cave City, died April 21, 2006, at the North Oaks Medical Center in Ponchatoula.

She was born Sept. 29, 1915, at Mobley, Ark., to J.P. and Sarah James Rose. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include three sons, Freddie Gardner of Greenwell Springs, La., Kenneth Gardner of Hammond, La., and Jerry Gardner of Ponchatoula; one daughter, Rosemary Gardner of Ponchatoula; one brother, Pat A. Rose of Cave City; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Betty Sue Gardner; four brothers, Wes Rose, Ernest Rose, Frank Rose and J.P. Rose Jr.; and four sisters, Wilma Smith, Dorothy Huskey, Una Pinter and Zora Boyer.

Graveside services were held April 25 at the Ward Cemetery located at Strawberry. Arrangements were under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church, 325 East Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454.