Joyce Turner Drake
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February 26, 2013
Joyce Turner Drake, age 80, entered heavens gates on February 26, 2013 at Hope Hospice House in Bonita Springs, Florida. She died after a 4 month battle with respiratory issues. Joyce was preceded in death by her loving husband of 58 years, William "Pat" Drake . She is survived by her son Donnie (Kathy) Drake of Palm Beach Gardens,Fl; son Marvin Drake of Clewiston,Fl; daughter Patti (Gary) Muzzonigro of Bonita Springs,Fl; daughter Tammie (Bud) Stephens of Ft. Myers,Fl; grandchildren Lori Hall; Jimmy Carithers; Jessica (Mark) Tate; Katie (Scott) McNulty; Lauren Drake; Daniel Drake; Patrick Drake; Erin Drake; and 7 great grandchildren; her sister, Virginia Davidson of Carolton, Ga; and many friends and loved ones.
Throughout her entire life, Joyce is remembered for her constant and unfailing love in Jesus Christ whom she served since childhood. Her unfaltering smile and upbeat spirit encouraged all who were around her. She will always be remembered for the happiness she brought to those she loved.
Family visitation will be this Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 6-8 pm at Akin-Davis Funeral home in Ft Myers, Florida and funeral services will be at 1pm Friday, March 1, 2013 in Clewiston, Florida at the Akin-Davis Funeral Home chapel with family visitation from 11-12:30pm. She will be laid to rest at Ridgelawn Cemetary following the service.
Published in The News-Press from Feb. 28 to Mar. 2, 2013