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Mr. James Thomas 'Tommy' Gardner
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James Thomas "Tommy" Gardner, age 78, of Covington, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014. Mr. Gardner was a union carpenter by trade, and he enjoyed hunting and watching NASCAR. He cherished his family, and loved taking care of his sons.

Survivors include his wife, Vickie M. Gardner; sons and daughter-in-law, Thomas Gardner and Cris Locke of Orange City, Fla., Ronald Eugene Gardner and James Joseph Gardner, both of Conyers; stepdaughter, Tabitha Mills and her husband, Greg, of Covington; step-son, Randy Thomas of McDonough; 9 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. March 14 at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 3134 Floyd St., Covington, with the Rev. David Marshall officiating, and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. March 13 at the funeral home.

Visit to place online condolences. 770-786-7062.