History of the Restoration Movement

Harry Amos Gardner


The Life of Amos Gardner

Harry Amos Gardner was born 23 September 1907 in Elkton, Todd County, Kentucky. He was baptized by the great evangelist, E.W. McMillan in 1936. He was married to the former Nora Clark 29 February 1932. They were the proud parents of five children: Elsie Ann, Amos Fred, Robert Lewis, Lois Dean, and Dwayne.

Amos began preaching in Waycross, Tennessee. He preached for churches at Bethel, Tennessee; Kedron, near Russellville, Kentucky; Miller Town, Kentucky; Keysburg, Kentucky; and Adairville, Kentucky. For many years he made his home in Adairville, Kentucky where he supported his famiy as a butcher. He owned and operated a grocery store while working in his personal time strengthening churches of Christ in region. He was instrumental in planting congregations at Waycross, Tennessee; and the congregations at Miller Town, Lewisburg, and Keysburg, Kentucky.

Brother Amos Gardner passed from this life on the 18th of December 2007. His body was laid to rest in the Greenwood Cemetery just west of Adairville township.

-Preachers of Today, Vol. 3, page 150.

Directions To Grave

From I-24, north of Nashville, Tennessee, take the exit for Hwy. 431 north. Travel through Springfield, Tennessee and into Logan County, Kentucky. The first township you come to will be Adairville. Go to the city square, and turn left at the stop sign (Co 591). Follow the road less than a mile and you will see the Greenwood cemtery on your left. Enter the second entrance and take the first right. Travel around to the left and just before the first crossroad, look to your left for the Gardner plot.

GPS Location

Harry Amos Gardner
US Navy
World War II
September 23 1907
December 18 2007

Amos - September 23, 1907 - December 18, 2007
Nora - June 17, 1909 - March 10, 1999
Dwayne - February 1, 1948 - November 2, 1977

Photos Taken 12 November 2016
Webpage produced 28 November 2016
Courtesy Of Scott Harp

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