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Hilda Grace (Dawson) Gardner

September 26, 1932 ~ December 29, 2018 (age 86)

Hilda Dawson Gardner, 86, of Otway passed away Saturday, December 29, 2018 at her home.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Pinelawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Kinston.

She is survived by her husband, Harvey Alphin of Kinston; two sons, Joseph Johnson of Beaufort; Russell “Rusty” Gardner Jr of Sanford; two daughters, Nora Gillikin of Otway; Johnice Salter of Otway; six grandchildren and numerous great and great great grandchildren; brother, Thomas Dawson of Kinstion; sister, Ella Lou Jones of Chattanooga, TN.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Nora Dawson; two husbands, Joseph Johnson and Russell Gardner; sister, Janie Fields; two brothers, Horace and Bynum Dawson.

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Arrangements by Noe Funeral Service, Inc. of Beaufort, NC.

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