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Daphne Drake
1930 - 2022

Age:                     91 years of age

Residence:          Resident of McLeansboro

Passed Away:    8:22 P.M., Sunday,  January 16, 2022 at Hamilton Memorial Rehab and Health Care Center,  McLeansboro, IL

A Visitation will be held Saturday,  January 22, 2022 at Harre Funeral Home, McLeansboro, IL from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. with Funeral Services  to begin at 11:00 A.M.

Reverend Mark Byars will officiate the service with Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery,  McLeansboro, IL

Date of Birth:  April 27, 1930           Place of Birth:  McLeansboro, IL

Father:       Leslie Lee Donelson        Mother:  Lelia (York) Donelson

Marriage To:   James Drake on December 20, 1947 in Morganfield, KY.  He passed away in 2003.

Occupation:   Daphne was employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse for several years

Church Affiliation:   Member of the First Baptist Church, McLeansboro, IL

Activities:  She loved playing her organ and singing with her sisters.


1 Daughter:  Carolyn DeBow,    Paducah, KY

2 Sisters:   Katherine (Kitty) Lakin,   McLeansboro, IL

Clara Nell Dillinger,    Paducah, KY

Grandchildren:  Heath Bowling and wife Tara,  Paducah, KY

Christopher Bowling,  Philadelphia, PA

Amy Bowling Sugg and husband Corey,  Louisville, KY

Jennifer DeBow,   Paducah, KY

8 Great-Grandchildren

Several Nieces and Nephews

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY:   Parents Leslie and Lelia Donelson;  Sisters Lee Ann James and Marilyn James;  Brother, Donald Donelson

MEMORIALS  TO:      In Lieu of Flowers, memorials are requested to be made to the Salvation Army

HARRE  FUNERAL  HOME of  McLeansboro,  is in charge of  arrangements.


Harre Funeral Home
310 West Randolph
McLeansboro, IL 62859
(618) 643-2011


Harre Funeral Home
310 West Randolph
McLeansboro, IL 62859
(618) 643-2011