Mother Gardner is a resident of Belzoni, Mississippi. She is a member of Greengrove Baptist Church in Belzoni under the leadership of Rev. Morris Allen and is a member of the Church Mother Board. 

Mother Gardner breastfed one of her four children and stated that breastfeeding made her son healthier. She feels that the community does not support pregnant women and breastfeeding like they should these days.

She enjoys serving the Lord and attending church.