Bernadene Gibson Gardner, 89 of Mesa, Arizona passed away on August 6, 2017. She was born on January 6, 1928 the daughter of Franklin and Wilmirth (Reidhead) Gibson in Snowflake, Arizona. She was united in marriage to Alan Gardiner and raised her family in Tucson, Arizona. She was a homemaker all of her life having the most important job of all, being a mother. Her husband, Alan predeceased her in 2000. Left to cherish her memory are her five sons, Russell, LeRoy, John, Brian, and Kevin Gardiner. A viewing will take place on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Richardson Funeral Home, 2621 South Rural Road, Tempe, Arizona. Funeral services will follow on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM, with a viewing 1 hour prior to services, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints Keating Ward, 2224 West Keating Avenue, Mesa, Arizona. Interment will follow on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 11:30 AM at the R.V. (Mike) Ramsay Memorial Cemetery, Snowflake, Arizona. Richardson Funeral Home, Tempe, Arizona is compassionately serving the family.