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Gale Maxine (Riles) Hightower

May 29, 1942 ~ September 5, 2021 (age 79)


Gale Riles-Hightower was born on May 29, 1942 to Johnny and Marie York-Riles in Huntsville, Texas.

Gale was preceded in death by her parents, son: Edward Lewis Kelly; granddaughter: Johnnie Faye Hightower; great-grandson: DaMarcus Dean; six brothers and four sisters.

Those that are left behind to cherish memories include her husband: James O. Hightower; daughters: Linda Kelly, Gale Hightower, Judy Williams and Galy Douch; nine grandchildren; twenty-seven great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; a host of many nieces, nephews, cousins; special friends: Donna Coffin, Alice O’Bryant and Jean Straughter.


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September 10, 2021

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cox Funeral Home
1305 13th Street
Huntsville, TX 77340

Funeral Service
September 11, 2021

2:00 PM
Warren Chapel United Methodist Church
1230 Old Phelps Rd.
Huntsville, TX 77340

Interment following funeral service
September 11, 2021

Martha Chapel Memorial Cemetery
Bowden Road at Martha Chapel Road
Huntsville, Texas, TX 77340

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