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Gail Marie Highfield

November 1, 1961 — October 17, 2021

Gail Marie Highfield, age 59, of Rome, GA, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 17, 2021, surrounded by her family.

A native of Rome and Floyd County, Gail was born November 1, 1961, daughter of the late Doyle Wade and Betty Mae Hovers Wade. She was a homemaker who loved being with her family. Gail enjoyed reading, playing word search games, and watching soap operas. She also was an avid Bingo player. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her love, Donald “Duck” Roberson, a grandson, Dakota Hibberts, a brother, James Wade, and a sister, Teresa Wade.

Gail is survived by her daughters and their families, Jessica and Bobby Akins and their children, Myles and Natalie, and Tiffany and Bryan Bendek and their children, Landon, Ayden, and Hanah (Simeon) Greenberg; a son and his family, Gary and Blakeley Hovers and their children Christopher and Camden; brothers and sisters-in-law, Sammy and Jan Wade, and Michael and Cheri Wade; a half-sister, Debbie Reynolds. Several nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services for Gail will be Wednesday afternoon, October 20, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. in the Alvis Miller Memorial Chapel of Salmon Funeral Home with Pastor Jarrod Roberts and Bryan Bendek officiating. Interment will follow in Rome Memorial Park.

Gail’s family will receive friends at Salmon Funeral Home on Wednesday from 12:00 noon until the service hour.

The family request those who would like to honor Gail’s memory to please wear her favorite color, purple.

Pallbearers will include Brandon Alexander, Bobby Akins, Ben Cantrell, Chris Wade, Shea Hovers and Steve Burnette.

The staff of Salmon Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Gail Marie Highfield.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gail Marie Highfield, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Salmon Funeral Home and Cremation Services

2516 New Calhoun Highway Northeast, Rome, GA 30161

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Salmon Funeral Home and Cremation Services

2516 New Calhoun Highway Northeast, Rome, GA 30161

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