Mr. Cleddie Gardner Sr. was 1st born child to the late Clayton and Mary Lily Stoudemire-Gardner on May 9, 1943 in Smson, AL. He was preceded in death by his beloved sons Lewis Robinson and Ernest Stone. Cleddie attend Autauga County Training School and worked at " Union Camp" International Paper for 34 years. He was a member at Father Son and Holy Ghost Church until his passing.
He leaves to cherish his memories, five children: Cynthia (James) Aaron, Theresa Gardner, Cleddie (Shenecker) Gardner, Jr., Cleddie (Tameka) Stone, Bryan McGhee.
He leaves a host of Eleven Grandchildren and five Great-Grandchildren. Six sisters: Addie (Luscious) Brown, Lois (Willie) Gibbons, Mary (Eugene) Holifield, Loretta Rice, Dorothy (Timothy) Lemons and Evelyn Kirksey-Allies. Two brothers: Jimmy (Doris) Gardner and Clayton (Lee) Gardner. Cleddie also leaves a host nieces, nephews, relatives and loving friends. Two special devoted and companion friends Mary Gardner and Betty Ferguson.