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Eunice Drake

Sunday, February 2, 2003

Eunice Lorine Drake, 87, of Royal Oak, Mich., formerly of Cherokee Village, died April 22, 2002, at Georgian-Bloomfield Nursing Center in Bloomfield, Mich.

Born Oct. 23, 1914, in Memphis, she was the daughter of J. Clyde Bennett and Myrtle A. Jones Bennett. She married Francis E. Drake June 5, 1936, in Michigan. She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include a daughter, Pauline Ann Koerner of Troy, Mich.; two sons -- James B. Drake of Cookville, Tenn., and Thomas K. Drake of Ash Flat; two brothers -- Roy G. Bennett and Clyde Bennett, both of Brooks, Ky.; five grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband and both parents.

The funeral was April 24 at Oaklawn Cemetery in Highland with the Rev. J.P. Friend officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Higginbotham Funeral Service Inc. of Hardy.