Wanda B. (Taylor) Gardner, 78, passed away Monday, May 16, 2011 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville.

Born June 30, 1932 in Gibson County, she was the daughter of Thomas and Mary B. (Bishop) Taylor.

 Wanda was a registered nurse, having retired from Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, and a member of the Owensville United Methodist Church.

 Survivors include her daughters, Marcia (Brad) Braden of Carmi,Ill.., Brenda (John) Grigsby of Owensville; son, Richard (Verna Jean) Gardner of Poseyville; eight grandchildren, Jared and Bridget Grigsby, Lora (Jim) Anthis, Charla (Sean) Wilson, Velvet (Jamie) Walters, Kevin Gardner, Michele Caudill, Brandon Smith; 12 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

 She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Charles M. Gardner in June 1995.

 Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 19, 2011 at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville with the Rev. Linda Lawler officiating. Burial will be in the MauckCemetery.

 Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.