Brenda Gail Rakestraw
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Brenda Gail Rakestraw
  • August 28, 1945 - July 14, 2017
  • Gadsden, Alabama

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Graveside Service will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Rainbow Memorial Gardens for Brenda Gail Rakestraw, 71, of Gadsden who passed away Friday, July 14, 2017. Rev. Dave Roberts will officiate. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Service will direct.
Mrs. Rakestraw was a 1963 graduate of Emma Sansom High School and a member of Dwight Baptist Church. She had worked in the Revenue Commissioner's office at Etowah County Courthouse.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Alene Delevie; husband, Orlan D. "Peanut" Rakestraw and sister, Barbara Ann Reed.
Survivors include her son, Jay Rakestraw; daughter-in-law, Stephanie Rakestraw; granddaughter, Britlea (Michael) Stevens; grandson, Parker Rakestraw; brother-in-law, Ronnie Reed and nephew, Scott Reed.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Camelia Hospice, Tammy Cox, Jessica Feliciano and Bro. Dave Roberts.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Jay Rakestraw in C/O Family Savings Credit Union.
There will be no visitation.