September 16, 2021

Mrs. Cheryl Gardner

IMG_2437Mrs. Cheryl Dale Buchanan Gardner, age 58 of Newnan, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the Pruitt Health System in Franklin, Georgia.

Mrs. Gardner was born in Atlanta, Georgia on July 21, 1957, the daughter of the late Patricia Gay Stanley Buchanan Dailey and Floyd Junior Buchanan. She was a Christian by faith.

Cheryl’s whole life revolved around her children, grandchildren, and sister. She devoted every moment to their care, and seeing that each of them had the best life possible. The highlight of her year was when her family all gathered at her home to enjoy her wonderful turkey and dressing and famous banana pudding.

Her family is all in awe of her for her Godly nature, wonderful forgiving heart, and generous and loving spirit. The example she set for all of them has made them into the fine adults they are today. She will long be remembered by all who knew her.

She is survived by her husband, Michael Gardner of Carrollton, GA.; four daughters, Celina Wise of Canton, GA., Amber Nichols of Ballground, GA.,  Crystal Bramlett (Steven) of Carrollton, GA., and Holly Baswell (Charlie Knight) of Newnan, GA.; two sons, Larry Wise of Franklin, GA., and Brian Buchanan (Rebecca) of Newnan, GA.; one sister, Priscilla Smith (Stanley) of Newnan, GA.; four brothers, Wayne Buchanan of Senoia, GA., Joseph Buchanan, also of Senoia, GA.,  Emmett Buchanan and David Buchanan both of FL.; and nine beloved grandchildren; and devoted  friend, Dwight  Bramlett, with whom the family wish to thank for making this terrible time of loss a lot easier.

Other than her parents she was preceded in death by one infant son, Charles Lacina, and sister, Sonya Money.

Funeral services for Mrs. Gardner were conducted on Sunday, May 29, 2016, 3:00 p.m. from the Stutts Funeral Home Chapel in Franklin, Georgia with Reverend Scott Hannah officiating.

The interment followed in Heard County Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers were Jim Azelton, Sonny Baswell, Stevie Willis, Charlie Knight, Altis Thomas, and Kevin Quick.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.


  1. Crystal Bramlett says

    Mommy your Lucy loves you & misses you so much, I’m broken inside without you & Gramps 🙁 Merry Christmas mommy & Gramps I love y’all more than anything in this world!!!!!!!!

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