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Barbara Gardner Strange

May 21, 1945 — September 5, 2023

Spartanburg, SC


Barbara Louise Gardner Strange, 78, of Spartanburg, passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at her home.  She was born on May 21, 1945, in Spartanburg, a daughter of the late Milledge Paul Gardner and Mary Louise Elizabeth Coates Gardner Coggins. She was also the daughter of the late Joseph Elbert Coggins. 

Barbara was a former Postmistress at the Clifton and Moore Post Offices. 

Surviving are her two sons, David Paul Moore (Debby) of Taylors, SC and Philip Gardner Moore (Lauri) of Chesnee; her two granddaughters, Carol Elizabeth Lance (Taylor) and Kristen Leann Moore (Noa Means); and her three great-grandsons, Gabriel and Dean Lance, and Nolan Moore. 

A graveside service will be held 12:00 noon Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Road, Spartanburg, SC 29307, conducted by the Rev. David Ervin. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to David Jeremiah Turning Point for God, PO Box 3838, San Diego, CA 92163 or online at 

Floyd’s North Church Street Chapel 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Barbara Gardner Strange, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Greenlawn Memorial Gardens- Spartanburg

1300 Fernwood Glendale Rd, Spartanburg, SC 29307

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