MIDVILLE, Ga. - Mr. Julian Ronnie Drake, 55, died Friday, March 31, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Hawhammock Baptist Church, Swainsboro, with the Revs. Cail Pressey and Louis Pearce officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Drake, a native of Jenkins County, had retired as owner and operator of Summertown Country Mart. He was a member of Summertown Volunteer Fire Department, Summertown Community Club and Hawhammock Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Susan Oakes Drake; a son, Nicky Drake, Summertown; a daughter, Julie Moore, Summertown; his mother, Cleta Parker Drake, Midville; two brothers, William Drake, Midville, and Gary Drake, Garfield; a sister, Gail Drake Edenfield, Swainsboro; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Edwin Fulghum, Jonathan Scott, Hal Bridges, Scottie McKenzie, Tim Curl, Sammy Flanders and Joe Kirkland.
Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Hawhammock Baptist Church and members of Emanuel County Rural Firefighters Association.
Memorials may be made to Hawhammock Baptist Church.
Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary, Swainsboro, is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle April 2, 2000