Anna Gardner

Anna Gardner

Graveside funeral services for Anna Devine Gardner, 89, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 31, 2020, at Greenwood Cemetery, in Brunswick, with Pastor Wesley Knight officiating.

A walk-through viewing will be held on Thursday, July 30, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Darien Funeral Home.

Masks are required, and social-distancing protocols will be observed at both the viewing and service.

Mrs. Gardner is a native of Screven and a 1950 graduate of Risley High School in Brunswick. She is a graduate of Fort Valley State College, majoring in secondary education, with a minor in history. She also attended Savannah State College and Armstrong College in Savannah.

She taught school in McIntosh County at Sapelo School, Todd-Grant and McIntosh County Academy, for a total of 34 years. During her tenure as a teacher, she was awarded Teacher of the Year at MCA. She retired from teaching in 1994 from the McIntosh County School System.

She was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

She is survived by four children, Anthony Harvey Sr., Kathy Hillis, Andrea Gardner and Dan Gardner Jr.; a stepson, Lewis Jackson; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a host of relatives and friends.

Darien Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.