Mrs. Martha Gardner “Pug” Perdue, age 87, entered into rest on Thursday, January 23, 2020. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Sunday, January 26, 2020 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Pastor Glenn Scott White and Pastor Danny Chavis with burial to follow in the Patrick Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.
Mrs. Perdue was born March 17, 1932 in Jefferson, SC a daughter of the late William “Bill” Gardner and Livey Hancock Gardner Sexton. She was a homemaker and member of Patrick Baptist Church. Mrs. Perdue was a creative story-teller and enjoyed watching game shows. She was an excellent cook and was known for her cakes. Her favorite pastime was spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, Martha was also preceded in death by her husband, Reece Perdue; son, Billy Perdue; daughter, Barbara “Cubbie” Tucker; daughter-in-law, Diane Perdue; granddaughter, Megan Perdue; brothers, William F. Gardner and Calvin Gardner.
She is survived by her daughter, Shannon T. Griggs of Patrick, SC; great grandchildren, Torrie Griggs of Darlington, SC, and Stormy Singletary of Patrick, SC; 4 great grandchildren, Luke, Destiny, Serenity, Trinity Griggs; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) is serving the Perdue family.