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Mary Elizabeth "Mollie" Baker Gardner
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1883
Brogden
Johnston County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 21, 1943
Rock Ridge
Wilson County
North Carolina, USA

One of nineteen children, Molly Baker Gardner was the mother of actress Ava Gardner, who was the youngest of her seven children. Sadly, Mrs. Gardner died of uterine cancer on the very day Ava's divorce from her first husband, actor Mickey Rooney, was granted. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Jonas Bailey Gardner (1878 - 1938)
 
 Children:
  Beatrice Elizabeth Gardner Cole (1903 - 1993)*
  Elsie Mae Gardner Creech (1904 - 1987)*
  Edna Inez Gardner Grimes (1906 - 1981)*
  Raymond Allison Gardner (1908 - 1911)*
  Jonas Melvin Gardner (1911 - 1981)*
  Myra Merritt Gardner Pearce (1915 - 2005)*
  Ava Gardner (1922 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Memorial Park
Smithfield
Johnston County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Terry C
Record added: Sep 20, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6789593
Mary Elizabeth Mollie <i>Baker</i> Gardner
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Mary Elizabeth Mollie <i>Baker</i> Gardner
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Mary Elizabeth Mollie <i>Baker</i> Gardner
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K D Baker listed as father on marriage license to Jonas Gardner
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