Mrs. Martha Gail Eaves, 78, of Rome, GA, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2023, at her daughter’s home surrounded by her family.
Ms. Eaves was born November 16, 1944 in Center, AL, the daughter of the late William Warren “Eddie” Cromer and the late Willie Sue Davis Cromer. She was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Keith Barwick, and six siblings. Before retiring, Ms. Eaves worked as a meat wrapper and butcher at Kroger for over 20 years. She loved her family very much and loved the life she and Tommy had created. Mrs. Eaves loved her husband more than anything on earth. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren followed closely behind. She loved doing everything for her family. Mrs. Eaves had the heart of a servant and loved taking care of people. Most importantly, Ms. Eaves loved her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Survivors include her husband of more than 51 years, Tommy Eaves of Rome; 2 children, Melissa Gail Eaves, Lindale, and Thomas Eaves, Rome; 9 grandchildren, Abbie Crabtree (Jamie), Connie Spears (Scotty), Stephanie Cochran (TJ), Michael Barwick, Jr., Ross Pope, Caitlin Pope, Grayce Eaves, Gage Eaves and Max Eaves; 9 great-grandchildren; 3 siblings, Ellen Hyde (David), Kenneth Cromer (Melissa) and Howard Cromer; numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel with Rev. Clifford Free officiating. Burial will follow in Floyd Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends from noon until the time of service on Wednesday at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel.
Ms. Eaves’ grandchildren and great-grandchildren will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, is in charge of funeral arrangements.