Hicks Mortuary is announcing funeral services for Mrs. Darlene Gardner (56) of Shelbyville, Texas. Darlene was born on July 6, 1966, to Earsel Gardner and Molene Mathews Gardner. Darlene died on January 16, 2023, in Spring, Texas at family member’s residence. Funeral service will be on Saturday, January 26, 2023, at Bright Morning Star Baptist Church located 623 Martin Luther King Drive Center, Texas, at 11:00 A.M. Rev. Frankie Cooper will be officiating. Darlene Gardner is survived by: 2 Sons: Derrick Gardner and wife Jeanie of Spring, Texas Eric Gardner of Center, Texas 1 Daughter: Tiffanie Gardner of Center, Texas 5 Grandchildren: Clydarius, Ja’Mori, Ja’Quez, Ja’Dus and Shakira 1 Great-Grandson: Bryson Amir Johnson 2 sisters: Dorothy (Leo) McCollister of Tyler, Texas Dorothy Lavearn Cartwright of Shelbyville, Texas
Darlene was proceeded in death by both parents, 2 brothers: Waymon Gardner and Dewey Gardner; 1 sister: Annie Mae Gardner; and 1 brother-in-law: A.T. Cartwright. Active Pallbearers: James Hewitt, Charles Hewitt, Tommy Mason, Jamie Cartwright, Chadrick Hines Sr., and Thomas Gardner Honorary Pallbearers: Andre Cartwright, Michael McCollister, Kelvin McCollister, and Keith McCollister Visiting: Saturday, January 16, 2023, at Bright Morning Star 9:00 A.M to 11:00 A.M Committal: St John Cemetery (Africa Community) Due to COVID 19, masks are required during visitation and funeral services.
All safety procedures are strictly enforced. Service entrusted to Hicks Mortuary 804 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Center, Texas 75935 Please visit our website for online condolences at www.hicksmortuary.net