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Alvin Gardner

Funeral services were held Feb. 17, 2024, at China Lee Baptist Church, Silver Creek, for Alvin Gardner, 70, who died Feb. 3 at his residence in New Orleans, La. Rev. Jerry Earl, pastor, officiated; with interment following in the church cemetery.  Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Gardner was born to the late Woodrow and Celester Gardner. He received his education in New Orleans Public School System, graduated from Francis T. Nicholls, and pursued further education in electrical work at Delgado Community College.

He was a member of China Lee Baptist Church, Silver Creek.

He is survived by a daughter, Marisa (Darryl) Carter; son, Imani Carter; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Isadell Castle; brothers, Talman Gardner, Freddie Gardner, and Ira (Cheryl) Gardner, all of New Orleans, La.; many other relatives and friends.