Mr. James Hobson Gardner, age 79,20of Summerville, GA, passed away Tuesday March 17, 2009 at his residence.Mr. Gardner was born December 5, 1929, in Cherokee County Alabama, the son
of the late Samuel and Willie Mae Bagley Gardner.  He was a retired textile worker and a member of the Trion Heights Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Minnie Ruth Gardner.Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law Dr. Wayne and Donna Gardner,Toccoa, GA and Dr. Thomas and LaRay Gardner, Hixon, TN; grandchildren,Julie Mullinax, Suzanne Bladowski, Michelle McClain, and Alice Gardner; and 6 Great-grandchildren.

<Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a. m. Friday, March 20, 2009 at Mason Funeral Home Chapel.  Rev. Vernon Johnson and Dr. Wayne Gardner willofficiate.  Interment will follow in West Hill Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be Gary Abernathy, Tommy Gardner, Butch Camp, Kyle Abernathy, Dennis Rash, and Ronnie Mullinax.  Honorary pallbearers will be all Members of Chattooga  

Senior Citizen Center and members of Trion Heights Baptist Church Men’s Sunday School Class.Mr. Gardner will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receivefriends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Thursday.  In lieu of flowers the famil y request that memorials be made to the Trion Heights Baptist Church.
Mason Funeral Home of Summerville is in charge of the funeral arrangements for Mr. James Hobson Gardner.  For guestbook, please go online to