Gayla Joy (Tice) Gardner
November 13, 1958 - November 29, 2023
Gayla Joy Gardner (nee Tice) peacefully passed away on November 29, 2023 at the age of 65. She was born on November 13, 1958, in Meridian, Mississippi and was a longtime resident of Mobile, Alabama. Gayla was a loving and caring individual who was always there to offer a helping hand. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Gayla is survived by her sons, Matthew (wife Yvonne) Farley and Noah Farley. She was a proud Mimi to her grandsons Jaden Farley, Jackson Farley, Brayden Farley and Chandler Wilson and granddaughters Jordyn Wilson and Joshlyn Wilson. Gayla is also survived by her sister, Kay Smith, her brothers, Andy (wife Kay) Tice and Tony Tice, along with her sister-in-law, Sharon Tice and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents Vernon A. Tice, Sr. and Virginia B. Tice, brothers Darrell Tice and Ben (Bo) Tice and brother-in-law Ricky Smith.
Gayla was an excellent salesperson whose enthusiasm and empathy for her customers often led her to rank top in sales. She enjoyed reading and cooking in her free time. Gayla found joy in exploring new recipes and sharing her culinary creations with her loved ones. Her warm and friendly nature made her a beloved member of her community.
Services to celebrate Gayla's life will be held on December 7, 2023, at Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home in Mobile, Alabama. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM, followed by the funeral service at 12:00 PM.
Please join us in honoring Gayla's memory and offering support to her family during this difficult time.