Originally created 04/12/06

Catherine Drake (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Catherine Ready Drake, beloved wife of the late William J. Drake, Sr., entered into rest at Keysville Nursing Home, Keysville, Ga., on Monday, April 10, 2006. Funeral services will be held at Central Baptist Church, Thursday, April 13, 2006 at 3:30 p.m. with Reverend Jerry Wilson and Reverend Tim Parrish officiating. Burial will be held at Bellevue Memorial Gardens following the service. Mrs. Drake will lie in state one hour prior to services. Survivors include her sons, William (Cheryl) Drake, Jr., Hephzibah; James (Freda) Drake, Hephzibah, Kenneth (Mary) Drake, Harlem, Ga.; daughter, Linda (Roy) Morris, Blythe; sisters, Josephine Williams, Aiken, S.C. and Ethel Watkins, Alexander, Ga.; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 17 Executive Park, Suite 115, Atlanta, Ga., 30329-2012. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Lumpkin Rd. Chapel. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-April 12, 2006