Obituaries

Obituaries

Margaret Ruth Drake 1923 - 2006

Memorial visitation for Margaret Ruth Drake, 83, Lawrence, will be from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Private inurnment will be later at Underwood Cemetery in Williamstown.Mrs. Drake died Saturday, July 29, 2006, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.She was born Feb. 20, 1923, in Little Rock, Ark., the daughter of Ernest Arthur and Nellie Reba Perry Evans. She graduated from Little Rock High School.Mrs. Drake was a homemaker. She moved to Lawrence in 1946.She married Joseph Carl Drake on Sept. 14, 1946, in Lawrence. He died Aug. 25, 2005.Survivors include a son, Steven Drake, Lawrence; a daughter, Deborah Alexander, Lawrence; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to a charity of the donor's choice, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent to <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.