Eva Mae Drake, 84, died Monday, July 12, 2004, in her residence.
She was born Dec. 6, 1919, in Brazil to Harry H. and Ruth Moss Butts. On July 11, 1942, she married Raymond Eugene Drake. She died just a few hours after their 62nd wedding anniversary.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Ashboro United Methodist Church for over 50 years.
A son, Harry H. Drake; and a brother, William Butts, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Hosea W. Drake and wife Cheryn of South Bend and Roger R. Drake and wife Jane E. of Terre Haute; one daughter, Euleta C. Blair of Hamlet; nine grandchildren, Joshua Drake, Chrystal Komp, Andrew Ray Drake, Rebecca Jane Drake, Benjamin Ray Blair, Jeremy Drake Blair, Scott Maesch, Brett Maesch and Anne Maesch; four great-grandchildren, Tyler, Ethan, Kobi and Avril Komp; three sisters-in-law, Ruby Brewer of Florida, Lorena Drake of Brazil and Esther Drake of Sullivan.
Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. in French Funeral Home, with visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Burial will be in Center Point Cemetery.
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