DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)
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DRAKEMUHLENBERG COUNTY, KY - Mattie Louise Drake, 85 of Utica, KY passed away at Spark’s Nursing Home, Central City, KY on Monday, October 7, 2013. Mrs. Drake was born in Tennessee to Samuel Haskins and Mattie Cook Haskins. She was a housewife and homemaker, and was of the General Baptist faith.

Mrs. Drake was preceded in death by her husband Arthur Boyd Drake, a daughter Pat Beaven, and each of her siblings.

She is survived by three daughters-
Betty (Sam) Beavin of Bloomington, IN,
Donna (Raleigh) Mortensen of PA,
Carol (Buzzy) Chamberlain of Utica, and a son
Sam (Daisey) Drake of Greenville;
Fourteen grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Drake will be conducted from Gary’s Funeral Home, Greenville, KY on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 2 p.m., with Rev. T. H. Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Wilcox Cemetery, Greenville. Friends may call on Thursday morning from 10 a.m., until the time of the funeral.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.GarysFuneralHome.net

Posted on 2/2/14
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