Joan Gardner, 78, Macon, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, in Macon.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, in the Fellowship Hall of Park Baptist Church, Brookfield, Elder Jack Davison will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the church. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Brookfield.
Memorials to Park Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society may be left at or mailed to Rhodes Funeral Home, 216 Linn St., Brookfield, Mo. 64628.
She was born July 2, 1934, in Brookfield, daughter of Edgar P. and Louella (Payne) Russesll.
Joan was a lifelong member of Park Baptist Church and also a member of Bevier Homemakers Club.
Survivors include her husband, Bruce, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Barry and Leisa, Brookfield, and Brian and Cynthia, Columbia; a daughter and son-in-law, Sara and Mike Clark, Marceline; four grandchildren, Kristine Kennedy, Bradley Gardner, Colin Gardner and Katherine Gardner; and one great-grandson, Brance Kennedy.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Edgar.