14617 Lawyers Road #B Matthews, NC 28104

Margaret Moore Gardner January 12, 1947 - June 3, 2021

Margaret Moore Gardner – January 12th, 1947 – June 3rd 2021

Margaret made her transition to Glory peacefully from her bed in the early morning hours of June 3rd, 2021. She was 74 years old. Due to health complications she was residing at the Peak Resources Living Center in Gastonia NC.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents Elmer & Annie Mae Moore and sister Linda Benfield.

Her surviving family members include her beloved husband, Billy C Gardner; sister, Nancy Moore; son, Randy Helms and wife, Amanda; daughters, Kristina Acker, Marla Hinson and husband, Jamie along with 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Margaret was born and raised in Charlotte where she graduated from Meyers Park High School. After high school, Margaret worked as an accountant for Eckerd drug stores, from where she retired. After retirement, she and her husband owned and operated the Oakhill Mini Mart, in the Oakdale community, for another 15 years. She loved people and also loved making cakes and pies to sell in the store deli.

Most of all, Margaret loved the Lord with all her heart and loved her family the same. She set an unmatched example of how one should help those in need. Margaret would gladly go without to see that anyone in need was cared for.

In her later years, she spent much of her time taking care of grandchildren and helping at her church, Fellowship Church in Dallas NC, in the food ministry.

She will be greatly missed by her family who loved and adored her to no end.

The family would like to thank all the care givers at Senior TLC, Peak Resources and the White Oak Manner.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 pm, June 12th, 2021 at Crossroads Community Church, 1807 Lawing Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to Crossroads Community Church. Donations may be made at the celebration or on line at nccrossroads.org.


June 12, 2021
1:00 PM
Crossroads Community Church,
1807 Lawing Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216


  1. James Hinson says

    Margaret was such special woman. I had only known her for the latter part of her life, but that was enough to see that she was the real deal. She never hesitated to help anyone and often tried to help everyone. She was an awesome grandma and showed my kids the best example of how to live. We miss you Margaret, and we love you.

  2. Danielle huskey says

    Lord I’m Lost For Words Right Now I Just Wanna Cry My Heart Out You Was A Great Person 😢😢& I Loved You Dearly Your Was One Of My Favorite Clients More Like Family To Me I Sure Will Be Missing You Dearly Love Your Favorite Caregiver Danielle ❤️

  3. Charlotte Foster says

    Bill, Randy, Christy, Marla and the whole family. I am so sorry to hear about Margaret. She was such a wonderful woman and loved her family so much. She was always so sweet and even when you could tell she was ready to go home, she always had a smile and a kind word for everyone up at the store. She was loved by so many people. My heart goes out to you all, and you will all be in my thoughts and prayers. You just have to remember that she is with God and she will be watching over you!

  4. Joel Owen Williams says

    Joel and Karen Williams and our sons, Mark and John, extend our heartfelt condolences to the Gardner family. Sister Margaret was a kind sister in the Lord, and we have many fond memories of worshipping with her at Charlotte Gospel Chapel. We all may take comfort in the knowledge that she is with the Lord and that we will see her again.

  5. Tyler Gardner says

    Hey grandma it’s hard to believe that your gone it all happened so fast I feel so numb . You were always there for me when I needed you the most . I will miss your peanut butter cookies you always made me through care and love . I wish I could of saw you one last time but I know your in a better place i hope to see you again real soon grandma. To the best grandma in the world. I Love You.

  6. Amanda says

    To my sister Margaret you were a dear loving sister you always put others first , had a huge heart and always looked after me, Amanda and the grandkids you will be dearly missed!!!

  7. Caitlynn Hinson says

    Hey grandma, its hard to believe all this. I miss you so so much. You were always willing to give, and you were always there for me. You were always there for everyone. You always made sure that we were all alright, and if we weren’t you always be there for a hug. I loved hearing you’re stories about everything. You were always a helping hand and I love you. I know you’re looking down on us, and I know you’re better now. Until I get to see you again, I miss you lots and i love you!

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