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Joan Drake


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Joan Drake

Lancaster - Joan M. Drake, age 76 of Lancaster, passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018 at OSU Hospital in Columbus. She was born February 17, 1942 in St. Louisville, Ohio, daughter of the late George O. and Gladys P. (Bell) Kauffman. She was a longtime member of Sixth Avenue United Methodist Church, the Rose and Garden Clubs at Olivedale as well as the Friendly 60's.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Lundy F. Drake; children, Belinda (John) Jaycox, of Columbus, Mark Drake, of Columbus, Jennifer and Holly Drake, of Utah, and Heida Drake, of Franklin, OH; grandchildren, Kyla, Dillon, Marshall, Anthony, Matthew, Tyler, Lisa, Traonna, Gary, and Leighann; brother, John (Judy) Kauffman, of Newark; sisters, Marcia Place and Marcella Morgan, both of Newark; many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents and son, Luke Drake.

Funeral service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Monday, September 17, 2018 at Sixth Ave. United Methodist Church, 1004 W. Sixth Ave., Lancaster with Pastor Rick Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens. Family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. until time of service Monday at the Church.

Family requests memorial contributions to the Sixth Avenue United Methodist Church, 1004 W. Sixth Ave., Lancaster, OH 43130.

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Published in the Advocate on Sept. 15, 2018
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