M. Gabrielle “Gale” Eads, age 90 years, a resident of Metropolis and a former resident of Vienna, passed away Tuesday evening, March 19, 2013, at 7:20 p.m. at the Southgate Health Care Center in Metropolis.
Gale was born November 11, 1922 in Portland Oregon. She was the daughter of Peter Palumbo and Susan (Castiglione) Palumbo.
She was united in marriage to Louis D. Eads on August 2, 1946. He preceded her in death on February 2, 1990.
Gale Eads is survied by a step-neice, Mary Smith of Vienna, IL and a God-daughter/honorary niece, Anita Ward and her husband Birt of Eddyville, IL
In addition to her parents and husband, Gale was preceded in death by a infant daughter.
Gale was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
A graveside service will be held Friday afternoon March 22, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Kerley Cemetery in the Flatwoods community in eastern Johnson County. Rev. Birt Ward will officiate. There will be no public visitation. Those attending the service are asked to gather at the cemetery at approximately 12:45 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.