Selina Gayle Gardner, 58, of Cedar Hill, passed from this life into the presence of her Lord on Wednesday March 25, 2020 at North Crest Medical Center. A private family visitation will be held at the Star of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Adams, followed by a private family graveside service in Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Cedar Hill on Monday March 30th.
Because of the current conditions surrounding COVID-19, the family will have a public Memorial Service in celebration of Miss. Gardner’s life at a future date to be announced.
Miss. Gardner was born January 14, 1962 in Springfield, a daughter of the late Woodard and Mamie Jean Toliver Gardner, Sr. She professed Christ at an early age and was a member of Star of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Adams. She was a graduate of Jo Byrns High School Class of 1980, and then attended Vol State Community College. Miss. Gardner worked as a Surgical Technician at Vanderbilt Medical Center. She loved cooking, baking, watching basketball and football, as well as many other sports. Her teams were the Vanderbilt Commodores, the North Carolina Tarheels, and the Tennessee Titans. She loved her church family and always enjoyed attending Bible study. Miss. Gardner was loved by all her family that she cherished so much.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother: Woodard Gardner, Jr. Miss. Gardner is survived by her son: Tevin Johnson of Cedar Hill, her brothers and sister-in-law: Daniel Gardner of Adams, James Gardner of Adams, Thomas and Anabelle Gardner of Adams, by her sisters and brother-in-law: Carolyn Hudgens of Adams, Melissa and Abdul Rashada of Madison, Ivory Quarles of Springfield, and Wilma Gardner of Adams, by her nieces and nephews: Danielle Traylor, Mya Rashada, Amari Rashada, Samantha Garcia, Marcus Quarles, and Natassja Clark, and by a host of cousins, other family members and friends.
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