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“Deanna, it's been almost a year now & we still can't believe you are gone. We truly miss you so much! I really missed you during camping season last...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Keith Drake - Drakesboro, KY

“Sissy I miss u so much. I can't believe it's been 11 months since u left . Just know that your family loves and misses you greatly . Our world is...Read More »
2 of 29 | Posted by: Danika Drake - Drakesboro, KY

“Still can't believe she's gone. Heaven Sure Is Sweeter ”
3 of 29 | Posted by: Rev. Madison Drew - southport, NC

“Sorry to hear of her passing !!! RIP ”
4 of 29 | Posted by: Rev . David Drake - Beechmont, KY

“We are so sorry for your loss peace all the family ”
5 of 29 | Posted by: Tammy whitehouse - Friend

“Sissy I miss,Love,and will NEVER forget you. I will take care of your flowers and trees as you always counted on me to do.I still think of our early...Read More »
6 of 29 | Posted by: Tonya Farber - Drakesboro, KY

“Sissy I miss,Love,and will NEVER forget you. I will take care of your flowers and trees as you always counted on me to do.I still think of our early...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: Tonya Farber - Drakesboro, KY

“So Sorry for your loss, I use to talk to her all the time at the Paradice Caffe.. I had not seen her in a while .. Sweet lady .. ”
8 of 29 | Posted by: Vicki Knight - Belton, KY

“To Rusty, Hannah, Samuel, Uncle Larry, Aunt Tilda and all of Deanna's brothers and sisters. There are no words that I can say that will ease the pain...Read More »
9 of 29 | Posted by: Cathy Gregory - Central City, KY

“If every member in the church was just like me, what kind of church would my church be...I think it's pretty evident by the people who paid their...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: Tracey Johnson - Central City, KY

“So sorry for your loss! Grew up and went to church with the Shemwell family! Great bunch of people!! Your in my prayers. ”
11 of 29 | Posted by: Tina Kelley Chappell

“I will say goodbye to my beautiful sissy today. Honestly in my heart I do not know how on earth me or my family will ever get over losing her. She...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Danika Drake - Drakesboro

“I want to send my deepest sympathies to the Drake and Shemwell families. Rusty and Hannah may the Lord Jesus Christ comfort you in this time of Great...Read More »
13 of 29 | Posted by: Douglas Hendrix - Central City, KY

“You was my best friend,lover,and my wife.I can honestly say I loved you with my whole heart because now it feels like I don't have one.If there is...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Rusty Drake - Drakesboro, KY

“To the Family of Deanna Faye Drake, So sorry to learn about the loss of your Dear Loved One, Deanna. Please know that so many people share your...Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: J. Moore (Volunteer)

“Deanna you are truly a great person and will be missed by all. I want to thank you and Rusty for always making me feel welcome in your home. To...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Shane And Doni - Yucca Valley, CA

“Our prayers are with everyone.May God give you strength during this time. With Blessings, ”
17 of 29 | Posted by: Homer,Tammy,Dianna Whitehouse - KY

“Many thoughts & prayers go out to Rusty, Hannah, & the family.... Deanna was a precious & loving Saint of God.... Have many pleasant memories of her...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: Sharon Shemwell - Central City, KY

“To Brittany Young I am so very sorry about your sister!!!!!!!! With deepest sympathy!!!!! Love You all!! ”
19 of 29 | Posted by: Debby Manning - Edmonton, KY

“Condolences to all the precious Shemwell family. Loved Sister Deanna so much. She was a true example of a christian. We are praying for you all. ...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: janice alvear - friend

“Tilda: Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.....I remember you from high school and always thought you were a wonderful person. Will...Read More »
21 of 29 | Posted by: Sue Ross Davis - Owensboro, KY

“My heart breaks for Rusty, Hannah, Larry, Tilda, all the siblings, and Lil' Samuel during this most difficult time. Deanna was an amazing one with a...Read More »
22 of 29 | Posted by: Kimberly Wilson - central city, KY

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
23 of 29 | Posted by: Jennifer shemwell - drakesboro, KY

“My condolences to Rusty, Hannah, Larry, Tilda, brothers and sisters and all family. May the lord comfort you as only he can in these times. In hope...Read More »
24 of 29 | Posted by: Beverly Stewart - Bremen, KY

“Deanna was a wonderful lady. She was very giving. I'm glad I had the privilege of getting to know her some years ago. I have very fond memories of...Read More »
25 of 29 | Posted by: Beverly Stewart - Bremen, KY

“My condolences & prayers to the Shemwell family. ”
26 of 29 | Posted by: Steve Epley - Racine, MO

“Rusty i am so sorry for your loss prayers going up for you and your family. Im not a member of the family any more but the live is still there for...Read More »
27 of 29 | Posted by: Sandra Phillips (bailey) - AL

“You loved unconditionally no matter how many disagreements we had and lord know we had a lot you accepted me for who I am. You will be missed but not...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Deanna - Yv, CA - Cousin

“Prayers and thoughts to the entire family. Deanna will be missed greatly but never forgotten. In Jesus Name , Amen. ”
29 of 29 | Posted by: jason Wilson - centarl city, KY

DRAKESBORO - Deanna Faye Drake, 48, of Drakesboro, died Tuesday, December 22, 2015, at 5:30AM at her home. Mrs. Drake was born February 6, 1967, in Hammond, Indiana. She was a homemaker and member of Powderly Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by her brother, Steven Shemwell.

She is survived by her husband, Rusty Drake of Drakesboro; daughter Hannah (Timothy) Daniel of Drakesboro; grandchild Samuel Daniel; parents Larry and Tilda Shemwell, Sr., of Drakesboro; brothers Larry (Teresa) Shemwell, Jr., of Central City, Jeremy (Christy) Shemwell, Jamie (Sarah) Shemwell, Brandon (Sandy) Shemwell, Derek (Jenny) Shemwell, and Justin (Jordan) Shemwell, all of Drakesboro; and sisters Tonya (Floyd) Farber, Danika (Keith) Drake, Brittany (Anthony) Young, and Ashley (J.T.) Whtehouse, all of Drakesboro.

Funeral services will be Sunday, December 27, 2015, at 11:00AM at Powderly Holiness Church in Powderly, with Bro. Larry Shemwell officiating. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday after 5:00PM at Powderly Holiness Church. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at