Mildred Gardner, age 84 of Winder passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 at her home. Born March 11, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Loren and Eva Thompson. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Elmer Gardner; three brothers, four sisters and several nieces and nephews. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, JoAnn Peppers and Larry Peppers with whom she lived; son, Elmer Gardner, Jr. of West Wyoming, PA, Eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 4 – 6pm Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Smith Funeral Home in Winder. Burial will be at the Carverton Cemetery in Luzerne, PA.