Barbara Christian Gardner

GARDNER, Mrs. Barbara Christian, 59, of Steubenville, OH, died March 18, 2014.

She was born April 25, 1954, in Steubenville, OH, daughter of the late James and Geraldine Flake Christian.

She attended Steubenville public school system; was a domestic engineer and a member of the 7th Day Adventist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lenwood Gardner; one sister, Marie A. Christian and one brother, James W. Christian, Jr.

Surviving are two daughters, Jenetta E. Cunningham, Pittsburgh, PA., Veronica (Terrance) Pree, Steubenville; one brother, Robert Christian, Steubenville and beloved friend, Geraldine Smith, Steubenville; a niece, Tracy L. Christian, Steubenville and a nephew, Robert Christian, Jr., Steubenville; two grandsons, Jeryl Christian, Steubenville, Quentin Rudy, Pittsburgh, PA; two granddaughters, Deidre Thomas, Pittsburgh, PA and Zyah Pree, Steubenville; four great- grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Friends will be received on Friday, March 21, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. at Vinson House of Mortuary, where services will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 10 a.m.

Arrangements entrusted to Vinson House of Mortuary.

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