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William Lloyd Gardner, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 8, 1900
Iola
Allen County
Kansas, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1979
Bassett
Allen County
Kansas, USA

After Lloyd's sister, Flossie, gave my dad up for adoption he went looking for my Dad. Flossie told him he was in Humboldt. Lloyd wanted her to keep Daddy and he would help take care of her and the children, but she did it anyway. Uncle Lloyd was extremely upset. The topic was a source of many sore spots in our family for what she had done. Inez shared the story with her daughter Betty in later years. My dad's brother, Uncle Don Whitaker Parks, used to come and spend time in the summer at Uncle Lloyd's house and he and Betty Jean were playmates. They all enjoyed many fishing trips together and they all had vacation cabins on the lake's and river where they all would gather in their adult lives.

Thank you Uncle Lloyd for trying to save Daddy. I will be forever grateful for what you tried to do.

Funeral Card William Lloyd Gardner Born Sept 8, 1900 Iola, Kansas Died February 23, 1979 Iola, Kansas
Services 2:00 p.m. February 26, 1979 Waugh-Yokum Funeral Home
Officiating: rev. Clyde Noyce
Casket bearers:
Al Caler, Marvin Hinson,Eddie Clapper, James McCord, George Cole, Andrew Walden
Interment Highland Cemetery, Iola, Kansas 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles William Gardner (1862 - 1940)
  Luella Powell Gardner (1867 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Inez Isabella Ransom Gardner (1903 - 1965)*
 
 Children:
  Betty Jean Gardner Leslie (1922 - 2011)*
  William Lloyd Gardner (1924 - 1986)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elmer Gardner (1890 - 1899)*
  Ethel Mae Gardner Warman (1892 - 1950)*
  Chester Clarence Gardner (1895 - 1967)*
  Flossie Bernice Gardner Parks (1897 - 1976)*
  William Lloyd Gardner (1900 - 1979)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Iola
Allen County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: historyseeker
Record added: Sep 15, 2010
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William Lloyd Gardner, Sr
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 Added: Nov. 19, 2012
 
 
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