Carrie Aleese Gardner, 46, passed from this life May 10, 2018 in Brownwood.

A memorial service celebrating the life of Carrie is to be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 30 at Heartland Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. prior to her service.

Carrie was born in San Angelo, Texas on July 23, 1971 to Robert (Bob) and Beth Atkinson Gardner and attended schools in Brownwood, Garland and Plano. Her most recent job at Subway was very special to her. She loved the people she worked with so much that she considered them family. Carrie had such a kind heart that possessed a special love for the elderly and animals. She will be greatly missed by all the lives she touched.

Survivors include her mother, Beth; sister, Lynn and husband Scott Barlow; sister, Teana and husband Mike Beck; nephew, Dustin and wife Amy Barlow; nephew, Wesley Barlow; her very special love, her schnauzer, Gabby; and by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

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A heartfelt thank you for the love and support from Heartland Funeral Home and the special friends during this time.