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From: MaeMay510@aol.com

Date: Tuesday, 7 January 2003 8:48 AM

The Derrick, Monday, January 6, 2003:

LUCILLE CLARK DRAKE Lucille Clark Drake, 80, of Lake Ridge, Va., formerly of Townville, widow of Raymond Drake, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2003, at her residence from injuries in a house fire. Mrs. Drake attended Erie Business College. She was a member of the Dale City Baptist Church. Mrs. Drake was a pianist for the Townville Baptist Church, the Occoquan River Baptist Church in Lake Ridge, Va., as well as in chapels and churches in Germany and the Netherlands. She also was a pianist for many choirs and soloists and was a Bible and Sunday school teacher and mentor for many years throughout Europe. Surviving are two sons and their wives, Richard and Joyce Drake of Oil City and their children, Tracy and Amy Drake, and Bruce and Barb Drake of Centerville and their children, Jason Drake and Brenda Young; a daughter and her husband, Cindy and Fred Bryant of Lake Ridge, Va., and their children, Olivia Dawn Bryant, Stefan Bryant, Jeremy Bryant and Devon Bryant; a daughter-in-law, Linda Drake of Lancaster and her children, Beth and Ben Drake; and four great-grandchildren. She also is survived by a brother, Russell Clark of Upland, Ind.; and two sisters, Miriam Smith of Westbend, Wis., and Esther Hopkins of Spartansburg.

Mrs. Drake was preceded in death by a son, Lee Drake. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Willis L. Arnold Funeral Home in Townville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the First Baptist Church of Townville. Interment will follow in the Centerville Sunnyside Cemetery in Centerville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the local American Lung Association, the Capital Fund Drive at Centerville Baptist Church, the Building Fund of the Townville Baptist Church, Dale City Baptist Churches or to the American Red Cross. Arrangements in Virginia were in charge of the Miller Funeral Home in Woodbridge. Locally, arrangements are in charge of the Willis L. Arnold Funeral Home, Townville.