Jonnie Dabney Drew LUBBOCK-Jonnie Dabney Drew passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. We will gather for fellowship and remembrance from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life of 85 years on Monday, Sept. 30, at 1:30 p.m. at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. A tribute of Mrs. Drew may be found at www.memorialdesigners.net, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for her family. Jonnie was born on June 6, 1928, to Otis and Eva Dabney in Decatur, Texas. She married Virgil Jackson Drew Jr. on Oct. 26, 1947, at the First United Methodist Church in Seymour, Texas. He preceded her in death on April 6, 2001. She is survived by her children: Janeen Holmes Gilliam and husband John, V. J. Tripp Drew III and wife Cindy, John Otis Drew and wife Toya, and Jerry Cloud Drew and wife Susan; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions are welcome and the family suggests Youth Orchestras of Lubbock, www.youthorchestrasoflubbock.org, or Hospice of Lubbock, www.hospiceoflubbock.org.
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Sept. 27, 2013