Nancye Gooch Gardner



LANCASTER, SC ~ Mrs. Nancye Gooch Gardner, age 95, died Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at White Oak Manor. She was born May 24, 1922 in Lancaster, a daughter of the late Edward Crawford Gooch, Sr. and Bessie Bennett Gooch and was the wife of the late Mendal Caldwell Gardner. Mrs. Gardner retired at an early age from City Drug Store. She was always a very positive person, and everyone called her “Aunt Nancye”. She was a member of Douglas Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Gardner is survived by two sisters, Ann G. Powers and Sue G. Kirk both of Lancaster; and many nieces and nephews; Dianne Faulkner, Linda Williams, Beth Craig, Suzanne Powers, and Allen Kirk.

Mrs. Gardner was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers, Crawford Gooch, Henry Gooch and Joe Gooch; and two nephews, Charles Gooch and Tommy Gooch.

The Celebration of Life Graveside Funeral Service for Mrs. Gardner will be 11:00 am Friday, December 1, 2017 at Douglas Presbyterian Church Cemetery by Rev. Mike Burgess. Visitation will follow in the church fellowship hall.

For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Douglas Presbyterian Church, 2325 Sunday Place, Lancaster, SC 29720 or Zion United Methodist Church, 1665 Zion Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.