In Loving

Denise Gardner

March 13, 1961 – May 10, 2022

Denise Gardner, 61, of Brookneal, VA passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.

Denise was born March 13, 1961 in Selden, NY and moved to Hopewell, VA in her late teens. She was the daughter of the late Charles W. Smith, Sr and Marie A. Smith.

Denise is survived by her fiancé, Timothy Ottey; daughters and grandchildren Ann-Marie Saunders (Ron LaFlamme), Cheyanne Saunders (Roger Westfall), Rachel Mundy, Joey Walker, Madison Mundy (Jeff Mundy), Carrie Saunders-Underwood, Brooke-Lynn Saunders, Lucy Jane Underwood, Clifford Fynlee Underwood (Cliff Underwood, David Chestnutt), Stephanie Morrissette, McKenzie Morrissette, William Morrissette IV (David Morrissette III), Kristy Saunders Riddle, Kayleigh Riddle, Owen Riddle, Derek Riddle (Stephen Riddle); brother, Charles W. Smith Jr. and wife Diana; nephew Andrew Smith; niece Helana Smith; great nephew Barrett Price; and numerous family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.