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Gayle Darnell Heath

November 4, 1947 ~ April 29, 2021 (age 73)

Obituary

It is with our deepest regret that we inform you of the passing from this life of Ms. Gayle Darnell Heath, 73, a native and life-long resident of Roanoke, Alabama residing at 159 County Road 79 Apartment 404.  Ms. Heath transitioned from this life on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at East Alabama Medical Center, Opelika, Alabama. 

Ms. Gayle Darnell Heath was born November 4, 1947 to the parentage of the late Sara Ann (Baker) Heath and Jessie Roe Heath in Roanoke, Alabama.   She was a life-long member of the Saint Paul Baptist Church in Roanoke.   Gayle grew up in Roanoke and attended Randolph County Training School (R.C.T.S.)  in Roanoke, Alabama.   She obtained her GED from Opelika Training Center.   For a short time afterward, she worked in the local textile industry at Handley Textile Mills.  

Gayle was preceded in death by both parents Jessie Ro and Sara Ann (Baker) Heath, and a  daughter (RIH) Jackie Heflin.  Gayle transitioned from this life on Thursday, April 29,
2021 at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, Alabama.

Our thoughts and prayers remain with the Heath family which includes her son, Winford Heath (LaDonna) of LaGrange, Georgia; daughters: Twinkle Heflin (Rodney) and Mendy Rhodes (Ronnie) both of Roanoke, Alabama; a sister, Evelyn Emory (Beotis); seventeen (17) grandchildren, and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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Services

Private Viewing for Family Only
Tuesday
May 4, 2021

12:30 PM
Clark Memorial Funeral Service Stateroom
252 LaFayette Highway
Roanoke, AL 36274

Viewing For The Public
Tuesday
May 4, 2021

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Clark Memorial Funeral Service Stateroom
252 LaFayette Highway
Roanoke, AL 36274

Celebration At Graveside
Wednesday
May 5, 2021

2:00 PM
Skyview Memorial Gardens
31171 U.S. Highway 431 South
Five Points, AL 36855

Video is available for this event


Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
May 5, 2021

Skyview Memorial Gardens
31171 U.S. Highway 431 South
Five Points, AL 36855

Committal Service Following the Funeral
Wednesday
May 5, 2021

Skyview Memorial Gardens
31171 U.S. Highway 431 South
Five Points, AL 36855

Video is available for this event


Please note
Reverend Jeffery D. Rosser, pastor of Saint Paul Baptist Church, Roanoke, will serve as Eulogist; other ministers sharing the roster include Pastor Gilbert Staples of First Baptist Church, Roanoke.

Also, performing vocal selections, will be Ms. Wantika Treadwell.

For the convenience and benefit of Ms. Heath's family, we requesting all those who wish to post a condolence or message of sympathy, PLEASE do so directly on OUR website at the link we are providing below. Please bear in mind that not everyone uses facebook or other social media, and the family may not be able to view all electronic condolences that are posted on social media platforms.

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All guests and those planning to attend services are reminded of our mandatory facial covering while on our premises or at the Cemetery. If you do not have a protective face-covering, one will be provided for you.

Our sincere prayers for comfort and peace are sent forth during this unsettling time of loss; and as always, we express deepest gratitude to our communities for sharing with the Heath families during their time of loss.

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