Margaret Leona Gardner

Bank Teller

Margaret Leona Gardner, 77, a teller during the 1960s at Alexandria National and First and Citizens National banks, died of kidney failure Jan. 16 at Woodbine Nursing Center in Alexandria.

Mrs. Gardner, who lived in Alexandria, was born in Occoquan and graduated from Alexandria's George Washington High School.

For periods in the late 1930s and '40s, she was a sales clerk at the Woodward & Lothrop store downtown and at Shuman's Bakery in Alexandria.

Her husband of 57 years, Melvin Earl Gardner, died in 1995. Survivors include four children, Lawrence Gardner of Ottumwa, Iowa, Gerald Gardner, Deborah Lee and Thomas Gardner, all of Alexandria; and seven grandchildren.

Barbara June Gallahan

Church Receptionist

Barbara June Gallahan, 70, a receptionist from the early-1980s to early-1990s at Christ Episcopal Church in Alexandria, died of cancer Jan. 7 at her home in Alexandria.

Born in Alexandria, Mrs. Gallahan graduated from George Washington High School.

She was a receptionist and assistant for several Northern Virginia dentists from the late-1940s to the late-1970s.

She was a member of Del Ray United Methodist Church in Alexandria.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Edwin F. Gallahan, of Alexandria; two sons, Chris Gallahan of Springfield and Rick Gallahan of Atlanta; her mother, Helen Louise Leishear of Winchester; and four grandchildren.