Estelle Drake

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Estelle B. Drake
NEWSOMS—Estelle Burgess Drake, 78, widow of Sylvester Drake, died Oct. 12, 2008.
Born in Northampton County, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Gurney O. and Ethel Duke Burgess.
Mrs. Drake was a retired nursing assistant and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Survivors include her two sons, David Drake of Newsoms and D.R. Drake and wife Deborah of Courtland; one sister, Annie Burgess Holland and husband Richard of Virginia Beach; and one brother, G.O. Burgess Jr. and wife Janie of Conway, N.C.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Hollywood Cemetery with Lou Henish officiating.
Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, has charge of arrangements.
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