God’s greatest gift, Luella Mae Jardine, 81, of Powhatan, was returned to her heavenly home under the watchful eye of family on June 13, 2018. Luella was preceded in death by her loving husband, Anthony W Jardine, Sr. Luella was born on the 13th of February, 1937 in Hershey, Pennsylvania to Samuel and Alma Lehman. She would reminisce of life on the farm working with her Dad and her Mom’s beautiful dahlias that lined the garden fence next to the house. She enjoyed gardening, painting and most of all time spent with family. She was also an advocate of the elderly, spent much of her nursing career ensuring her friends (not patients) were given the dignity, care and support they deserved. Luella lived a long and wonderful life helping others, and was loved by all who knew her. She was a loving wife, mother, grandma, sister, aunt and friend. She is survived by her daughter Virginia Kay Mobley Cody (Jeffrey) and their two sons, Spencer (Cameron) and Jesse (Stephanie); her son Anthony Jr. (Roberta) and their children, Gage (Jordan), Sam and Christine. Her sisters, Mary Kauffman, Anna Lehman, Naomi Engle (Jake), Grace Engle; sister-in-law, Edith Botelho, Debbie Ewing (Dale) and many loving nieces, nephews and friends. She will be dearly missed, but will live on in our hearts for generations. The family will receive friends Monday, June 18 from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. in the Bennett & Barden Funeral Home, 3215 Anderson Hwy.(Rt.60), Powhatan and where services will follow at 12:30 p.m. Interment Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Amelia. Online condolences may be made at bennettbardenfh.com. In lieu of flowers, family request donations in honor of Luella’s memory to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief fund to aid in bringing help and hope to those in desperate need.