Janice E. Gardner

November 11, 1946July 27, 2017
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Janice Gulbis Gardner

LEXINGTON – Janice Gulbis Gardner, 70, of Lexington, South Carolina passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital after a courageous battle with brain cancer. She was the beloved wife of Guy Gardner, married November 2012 and together since 2000. Janice was born in Columbia, SC on November 11, 1946. She attended Lexington High School, class of 1964. She cherished her years there cheerleading and making life-long friends. She is preceded in death by her mother, Ella Claire “Mema” Eddins and survived by her husband, Guy Gardner; her 92 year-old father, Bill Eddins; three daughters, Nicole Cobb, Amber McLeod, Natasha Gulbis and son, Bradley Gulbis; six grandchildren, Alexys and Austin Cobb, Bryce McLeod, Niko and Lundyn Gulbis and Braxton Gulbis; her two step-sons, Daniel and Chris Gardner and her two sons-in-law, Clyde Cobb and Bryan McLeod. Janice was a free spirited, loving woman. She lived her life in the most positive way. Her actions and the incredible example that she showed her children and grandchildren are behaviors that should be emulated by all of us. A person who possesses qualities we should all try to imitate. Janice cared deeply for everyone she knew, whether you were family, friend or a patron at the Skyline Club. She was always willing to help out someone in need. Janice will be missed by her family, and we will always cherish the times we spent together. She was always there when needed and was the most loving and caring wife, daughter, mother and granddaughter. She was selfless and always put others ahead of her. She never wanted people to go out of their way for her. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, 503 North Lake Drive, Lexington, SC. The memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 31, 2017 at the funeral home with entombment to follow at Woodridge Memorial Park, 138 Corley Mill Road, Lexington, SC. Memorials may be made to The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center, DUMC Box 3624, Durham, NC 27710.


  • Visitation Sunday, July 30, 2017
  • Memorial Service Monday, July 31, 2017

Janice E. Gardner

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Maxine Caughman

August 15, 2017

What a special lady Ms.Janice was, she always had a beautiful smile on her face and never looked down on anyone! Did not matter how much money you had or did not have she treated you the same.....I admired her for her strength and business mind! God Bless the family with peace, understanding and strength

Debra Koon

August 10, 2017

Just found out and i'm so sorry, she will be missed and know that she is in a better place.

August 1, 2017

Janice was a special lady and will be missed by many. We have some special memories of her at the Skyline. Go rest high on the mountain with love from Joel and Pam Long and members of Steele Justice Band

Steve Wannamaker

July 31, 2017

Janice was loved by all and she will be missed.

July 30, 2017

To know her was to love her and my heart goes out to her family and dear friends.
She was a treasure that will be remembered in our hearts. Her family was very
Blessed to have her.

I will always remember her with fondness, admiration and love.

Marilyn Gerstenberg Blythewood, SC.

Evelyn Banks

July 30, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.Enjoyed many years at the Skyline. Janice was such a sweet person with a beautiful smile.

Michael Sullivan

July 30, 2017

Susan and I loved the Skyline Club and are grateful to Janice for making our country western dance nights there possible. Our sincerest condolences to her family on their sad loss.

Melody Morrison

July 30, 2017

Prayers for Guy and the family. My sister and I spent many wonderful nights at the Skyline. Janice was an amazing woman and will be missed by many..

Leon Mack

July 30, 2017

I had the honor of being a Skyline DJ for Miss Janice and I had great times there with her and all my friends. All my thoughts and prayers are with the family and my condolences to all with love, respect and honor.

Mccraw Family

July 30, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Your family is in my families thoughts & prayers!