Dorothy V. Gardner

March 21, 1921 ‒ March 13, 2014

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Dorothy V. Gardner, age 92, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Thursday March 13, 2014 at the Country Club Nursing Home. She was born on March 21, 1921 in Greer, OH, to the late Clarence and Anna (Juergens) Stumbaugh.

Dorothy was a homemaker and gave her husband and daughters her undivided attention. She was a member of The Order of Eastern Star in Mount Vernon. Dorothy enjoyed crossword puzzles and sewing in her younger years. She was a very happy and fun loving person that loved to be around her family and friends.

Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Diane Bash, Doris (Richard) Ressler and Patricia (Ed Keough) Jeffries; 3 grandchildren and 2 step-grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren and 3 great-step-grandchildren; brother, Delmer Stumbaugh; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Robert “Bob” Gardner, and a sister, Ruth Peoples, and brother, Blaine Stumbaugh.

Friends may call on Tuesday March 18, 2014 from 5-7 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home; 619 East High Street, with a funeral service on Wednesday March 19, 2014 at 11 AM, with Pastor Thom Fowler officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Beulah Methodist Church; 8261 Columbus Rd, Mt Vernon, OH 43050 or Acclaim Hospice; 1199 Delaware Avenue, Suite 102 (A), Marion, OH 43302.

Special thanks from the family to: Country Club Nursing Home, Acclaim Hospice and Knox Community Hospital.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Dorothy V. Gardner.