Countryside Center
47 Margo Avenue
Bardwell , KY 42023-9005

270 628-5424

Our Leadership Team

Marilyn Ingram
Center Executive Director

Marilyn has 40 years’ experience in the long term care industry starting in the Business Office and becoming an Administrator in 1983.  Marilyn is active in her church and community having served on the Boards of Heartland Cares, Inc., Women Aware and Habitat for Humanity.  She has also chaired the Purchase Area Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Purchase Area Senior Games and Purchase Area Mental Health and Aging Conference. Marilyn is a native of Ballard County where she continues to reside.

Barbara Gardner, RN
Center Nurse Executive

Barbara joined Countryside Center as the CNE in March of 2015.  Barbara is a graduate of the nursing program at Paducah Community College.  She has many years of experience in the long term care field having served as both Staff Development Director and Center Nurse Executive.  In her spare time, you can find Barbara enjoying a country music show at the Kentucky Opry where her granddaughters, Savanna and Spencer perform.

Lauren Ashley
Director of Admissions and Marketing

Lauren has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work that she received from the University of Saint Francis located in Joliet, IL. She is currently working on her Master’s Degree in Science at Murray State University. She will complete her Master’s in December 2016. She has worked with the mental health population and intellectually disabled population prior to currently working with the elderly.