Mr. Harold Eugene Nale

Mr. Harold Eugene Nale, age 61, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021.  He was born on August 18, 1960 in Rome, Georgia. He was the son of the late Lonnie F. Nale and Annie Mae Duncan Redding.

Mr. Nale is survived by his life partner, Laura Pope Williams; children, Jamie Sumlin, Jessica Sumlin, and Justin Sumlin; grandchildren, Alexis, Jakob, Brantley, Kaclynn, Bryson, Jackie, James, and Ivryella; great-granddaughter, Nova; and siblings, Larry Nale (Patricia), Lonnie Nale (Carolyn), J.D. Nale (Shirley), Ricky Nale (Janet), Joe Redding (Cindy), John Redding (Candy), Margaret Brogdon (Kenney), and Ann Ward (Buster).

Mr. Nale is preceded in death by his parents; step-father, Rev. Joe C. Redding, Sr.; son, Brannon Nale; brothers, Frank Nale and Robert Nale; and sister, Annie Ruth Womack.

In keeping with Mr. Nale’s wishes, he was cremated.  A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

Messages of condolence can be made to the family by visiting our website and signing the online guestbook at

The Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for Mr. Harold Eugene Nale.    

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