Louise Bryant Drake

Louise Bryant Drake, 86, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2018.

She was born, January 8, 1932, in Roxobel, NC to the late Clarence and Nell Bryant. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Drake was preceded in death by her husband, William Thomas Drake and her two brothers, Clyde and Charles Bryant.

Mrs. Drake was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed every moment with family and friends. Surviving are her children, Joan Massey and husband, Tommy, and son, Michael Drake. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Jeff Massey and wife, Brook, Jason Massey and wife, Alyssa and Garrett Drake. In addition, she has three great grandchildren, Everett, Emma, and Avery Massey.

She was a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church where she was the church pianist for many years and a devoted church member.

The family will receive friends at Askew Funeral Service- Jackson Chapel in Jackson, NC Tuesday, March 27, 2018, from 7-8:30 pm and other times at her daughter’s home at 1115 Bethel Church Road, Pleasant Hill, NC

Kenny Bryant, nephew of Mrs. Drake, will conduct services Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at 2:00 pm at Rehoboth United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Roxobel-Kelford Cemetery.

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