Marie D. Hornok

Published 8:33 am Thursday, October 11, 2012

COURTLAND—Marie Drake Hornok, 77, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2012.

She was a daughter of the late Tommy Drake and Clara Bell Johnson Drake Whitley and was predeceased by a sister, Bernice Drake Hunter, and a brother, Elmo Drake.

Marie was retired from Paul D. Camp Community College, where she was a former manager of the bookstore.

She was a member of Sycamore Baptist Church.

Surviving are a son, Marty D. Porter and his wife, Rita, of Newsoms; two grandsons, Justin and Travis Porter; and nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday at Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, with the Rev. Dr. Roger Crump officiating. The burial will follow at Poplar Spring Cemetery.

The family will receive from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and suggests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Ms. Kathy Worrell, 717 Fairview Drive, Franklin, Va., 23851.