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02/08/1932 - 04/19/2019
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Ada Raumell Corbett Gardner passed away on April 19, 2019 in El Paso, TX after a long illness. Raumell (as known by family and friends) was born on February 8, 1932 to Ralph and Myrtle Corbett in Ivanhoe, North Carolina. Raumell grew up in North Carolina where she was married to George Gardner Jr. on May 30, 1952. Together they had five children. Raumell was a member of First Baptist Church in Anthony, NM where she loved to work in the library, sing and place flowers in the church for Sunday mornings. She was also a member of the WMU. Raumell was a woman of many talents. She was an artist, author of children stories and poems, cake decorator, seamstress, a gardener, and very gifted with crafts of all kinds. While living in North Carolina Raumell owned and operated a day care. She also worked with the 4-H club for many years as a leader. Over the years she cared for many sick people. She was a very compassionate and loving person. Raumell was preceded in death by her husband George W. Gardner Jr., sons George III and Jeffrey, and daughter Molly Reynolds. She is survived by her daughters Vickie Ferguson, of Anthony, TX and Rhonda Eppes and husband Michael of Groesbeck, TX. Raumell also has five grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren which she loved with all of her heart. A Memorial Service will be held at First Baptist Church, 201 Lincoln St. Anthony, NM 88021 on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.. Interment will be on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Fort Bliss National Cemetery. Pastor Nathan Chavez will be presiding over the services.