Barbara Jean Drake

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Solie Funeral Home and Crematory
3301 Colby Ave.
Everett, WA
98201
(425)-252-5159
Obituary


Barbara Jean Drake

Barbara Jean Drake, 71, passed away quietly on Monday morning, April 11, 2011, in Everett, WA.
She was born to Luticia and Walter Hoggett on February 17, 1940 in Nashville, TN. She graduated from Pearl High School and Tennessee State University (Nashville, TN). She moved to Mountklake Terrace, WA in 1976 and taught applied science at Marysville Middle School from which she retired in 2001.
After retiring, she was a tireless and dedicated volunteer at Greater Trinity Missionary Baptist Church in Everett, WA.
Barbara was preceded in death by brothers, Joseph and Herbert Hoggett; and sisters, Beatrice Hoggett White and Johnetta Hoggett Brooks.
She is survived by brother, Frank Hoggett; and sister, Juanita Hoggett Sweat, both of Nashville, TN; her husband, Leroy Drake; sons, Davon, Darris Sr. and Danon Drake, all of Everett, WA; and daughter, Dyla Drake Taylor of Memphis, TN; grandsons, Abon Taylor III, Darris Drake Jr., Anthony Taylor, Taylor Drake, Tracy Drake, Terrance Drake and Garrett Drake.
Barbara was a long-time member of Saint Mary Magdalen Parish.
She will be greatly missed as she was a very loving daughter, sister, aunt, mom and grandmother.
A viewing will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday, April 15 at Solie Funeral home.
We will be celebrating her life of faith, joy, love and service to the community on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Solie Funeral Home, 3301 Colby Avenue, Everett, WA.
A reception for friends and family will follow the service.



Published in The Herald (Everett) from Apr. 13 to Apr. 15, 2011
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