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Martha Gail Flake

04/30/1937 - 08/26/2014
Service Date: 09/05/2014

Martha Gail (Bonham) Flake, 77, passed away peacefully on August 26, 2014 in Mesa, Arizona. Gail lived a happy life filled with family, friends and an abiding love of God. She was a wonderful elementary school teacher who enjoyed painting, reading, poetry, genealogy, and scripture study. Gail is survived by her eternal companion and husband of 55 years, Russel C. Flake; 6 children, 12 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 4, 2014 from 6-8 PM at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, Arizona. Funeral services are Friday, September 5, at 9 AM at the Maricopa North Stake Center, 1718 N. Date, Mesa, Arizona. Interment at City of Mesa Cemetery. Arrangements by Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 480-696-6883


  • Gail , Margie and I are first cousins. I remember what fun we had as children in Clinton, Utah. We played so many fun games. Gail would dress me up as a princess when we played the game of Aladin. She was always so much fun and even though I have not seen her for over forty years she remains fond in my memory. She was a great cousin and so much fun and full of imagination. Love Carol Kay Bonham Child

  • Gail and I had a wonderful relationship as first cousins in Clinton, Utah. She was fun loving and I have not seen her in over forty years but love and miss her very much. Carol Kay Bonham Child

  • To Mrs. Flake’s family, I’m very sorry for your loss. I wanted to offer you some comfort that I’ve found in the Bible. Isaiah 25:8 says “God will swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces.” I hope this promise that soon death will be no more, and we can see the loved ones we have lost again, brings you some comfort. (Acts 24:15)

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