Patricia Ann Gardiner

April 25, 1951 ~ June 28, 2021 (age 70)


Patricia Ann Gardiner, age 70, of Tilton Il passed away on June 28th 2021 with her family by her side. Patty was born on April 25 1951 and adopted to Doan and Pearl Wann and later raised by Charles and Pearl Neverdousky.  Patty attended Westville High school and was a licensed cosmetologist.  She married John W. Gardiner on July 4th 1977 in Veedersburg In.  Patty was a Homemaker, she worked for Target and ultimately retired from Autozone Warehouse.

  Patty had many interests which included: a love of music, she played the accordion, piano and organ. She won many awards for her vocal talents as well.  She loved to cook-especially on the grill, her family and friends would rave about her ribs and how she could open her own business. She enjoyed being outdoors, working in her garden and riding around Tilton in her golf cart.  Patty was a Chicago Cubs fan and just really enjoyed life with her family and friends.

  Patty will be dearly missed by her family and survived by her husband, Bill Gardiner, her son Jimmy (Billie Jo) Bryant, Her daughter Shelly (Neil) Norton, her grandsons; Branden Bryant and Dayten Bryant, her granddaughter Isabella Norton, her great grandchildren: Landen Bryant, Elania and one on the way,  her brother Clyde (Sharlyn) Evans, her brother-in-law Mick Reffett, many cherished nieces and nephews and several cousins.

  She is preceded in death by her parents, her grandparents Harry and Martha Reynolds, her mother and father-in-law Bob and June Gardiner, her sister-in-law Linda Reffett, her aunt Mary Linne, her honorary sister Donna (Corky) Pelszynski, and very special friends Dick and Linda Slazas.

 Patty will be cremated at Watson Cremation & Funeral Service in Danville, and at her request there will not be services. A small gathering will be held as a celebration of her life at a later date.  There is a memorial page dedicated to her on, we welcome visitors to stop by to view and share in all of our memories. 

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