Margaret E. Drake, 75, of Vinton, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2012, at the Holzer Medical Center.
She was born on April 21, 1937, in Gallia County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Lester H. and Mae Shamblin Rose. Margaret was a retired School Cook at North Gallia High School. She enjoyed gospel music, fishing, and spending time with her family.
Surviving is one daughter, Brenda S. (Calvin F.) Wright, Sr. of Vinton; six grandchildren, Scott (Angie) Hunt of Centerpoint, Brian (Marie) Hunt of Vinton, Chris (Kristi) Wright of Vinton, Anny Wright of Vinton, T.J. (Donald) Lambert of Pt. Pleasant, and Calvin Wright, Jr. of Vinton; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Louella Maye Erickson of Akron, Karen Sue Parrot of Tennessee; two brothers, Junior H. (Patricia) Rose and James Rose both of Akron. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents and by three sisters and two brothers.
Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at the Mt. Olive Cemetery in Bidwell, with Pastor Ted Russell officiating. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Willis Funeral Home.
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