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Franklin Eugene Gardner

April 30, 2021


It is with deep and profound sorrow that we announce the transition of Mr. Franklin E. Gardner who entered into rest April 30, 2021.

Mr. Gardner was a 1980 graduate of Langley Bath Clearwater High School.. He attended Voorhees College and Paine College. He served in the United States Army and US Marine Corps.

Survivors include a daughter, Lakesha Webb (Eric); his parents, Eugene and Synita McKie Gardener; a brother, Christopher Leon Gardner (Ingrid/"Connie"); three sisters, Iris Simpkins (Stafford), Latrice Gardner and Karen A. Gardner; one grandchild, AnZyea Key; a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be held at 1 pm Wednesday, May 5, 2021 in Old Storm Branch Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Michael Frazier officiating. Mask and social distancing will be observed. Viewing will be held from 2-6 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.


Professional Services are under the care of G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary-North Augusta.

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May 4, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary
614 West Avenue
North Augusta, SC 29841

Graveside Service
May 5, 2021

1:00 PM
Old Storm Branch Baptist Church
163 Storm Branch Rd
Beech Island, SC 29842

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