BURLINGTON-Frances Mae Hinkle Gardner, 81, passed Friday, July 5, 2013, at Hospice Home of Alamance-Caswell after a brief illness. A Celebration of Life will be held at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel, 2205 S. Church St., Burlington, NC on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. by Rev. Ellen McCubbin and Rev. Dr. Charles Lee “Chuck” Hutchens. Entombment will follow at Alamance Memorial Park Mausoleum. Born to the late Sollie Franklin Hinkle and Jessie Mae Black on born in Thomasville, NC. Preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert Paul (Bob) Gardner of Thomasville and a brother Frank Hinkle of Thomasville. She is survived by her daughter Susan Gail Gardner Davis, Burlington; sister Joan Carol Hinkle Robertson; sister-in-law Peggy Hinkle, Thomasville; aunt Gladys Shoaf, Thomasville; cousin Craig Shoaf, Creswell and numerous nephews and nieces.
Briles lineage: H. Addison & Tabitha Briles Kendall.