Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

The Great Seal of the Choctaw Nation

Born: 8/21/1918

Died: 11/13/2012

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Harve Gardner of Lubbock, Texas, passed away on Nov. 13, 2012, in hospice care at Trust Point Hospital. He was the son of an original Choctaw enrollee, born on Aug. 21, 1918, in Bennington. His parents were Morgan McKinley and Winnie D. Gardner. Harve married Cecil Hutson on Feb. 14, 1967. He was an employee of Halliburton Oil Co. for years. After their marriage, Harve joined Cecil in the operation of Cecil’s Drapery, retiring in 1994. Both were longtime members of Woodrow Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon

He was preceded in death by his wife; sons, James and Charles Gardner; daughter Macalynn Summers; stepson Jerry Hutson; and grandson Darrin Gardner. Survivors include two sons, Clyde Gardner of Brownfield, and Jerrel Gardner; stepson Bob Hutson of Lubbock; sister Frances Anders of Lubbock; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.