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1 of 7 | Posted by: Jean and David Griffin - Hammond, IN

“Helen, Sorry for you and your entire family, for the loss of your mother. God bless you all during your grief. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Kay Culver - Central City, KY

“Will miss you Aunt Mary. But I know you are happy and in a far better place. I love you and will look forward to seeing you again one day. You...Read More »
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“Going to miss this dear lady...Her and George wasn't blood family but felt like family through the many yrs...the connections we all had...so enjoyed...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Sandra Whitworth - Central City, KY

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CENTRAL CITY- Mary Frances Drake, age 88, passed away on March 11, 2016, at the Muhlenberg Community Hospital. She was born in Central City on May 21, 1927. She has been a member of Woodson Baptist Church since the 1960's. She was a loving homemaker and devoted worker in her church.

She is survived by her husband George Drake of 70 years from Central City, her children Helen Henry (David) of Central City, Wanda Thompson (Billy) also of Central City, Wayne Drake (Karen) of Bremen, Letty Jones of Florida, and her sister Jean Griffen (David) of Indiana. She is also survived by grandchildren Pam Adler (Shane), Lisa Thompson (John), Rhonda Abbott (Tim), Mark Thompson (Missy), Johnathan Drake (Heather), Melanie Case (Jason), Riza Jones, Gregg Henry (Lisa), and Beth Pate (Bob). Other survivors include 19 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Drake was preceded in death by her sister Joan White, brothers Bill Gilbert and Jimmy Gregory, great grandson Jason Lacy, and sons-in-law Jerry Mencer and Dale Jones.

Services will be held at the Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, KY with visitation Monday, March 14th from 5:00-9:00. The funeral service will be Tuesday, March 15th, at 1:00, with Bro. Curtis McGehee and Bro. Nick Duvall officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetary.