Linda Turner Gardner, 71 years old, of Richmond, Virginia died Saturday, March 21, 2020. She was preceded in death by her mother, Sybil Turner; her father, Mathew Turner; and brothers, Everette and Marion Turner.
She is survived by her husband, David Gardner; her daughters, Theresa Reynolds, Amy Gardner, Mary Lawson and Bridget Gardner; five grandchildren, Madeline Reynolds, Savannah Balducci, Luke Lawson, Tyler Reynolds and Zachary Lawson; and her six sisters.
Linda was born in Kinston, NC and raised in Richlands, NC. She was the fourth child born to Sybil and Mathew Turner. Linda graduated from East Carolina University in November 1970 and married David Gardner the following day, November 26, 1970. Linda moved to Richmond, VA to start her new life with David. They had four daughters which became Linda's heart and soul. She devoted her life to raising her daughters and once they were in school, she began her career at St. Bridget's School. She worked in various capacities at the school, including teaching religion for many years, until her retirement in 2008. In her retirement, Linda focused her love and attention on being a grandmother, a role in which she excelled! Linda touched the lives of everyone who knew her as she shared her kindness and caring freely. She was a well-loved woman who will be missed every day.
A Memorial Ceremony will be held at a later date. You are welcome to leave a message of condolence and care for the family.
March 21, 202003/21/2020
Linda Turner Gardner
4 Trees have been planted in memory of Linda Gardner.