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Myrtle Drake

Passed Away: May 25, 2011

Drake, Myrtle Edith West Richmond 89, of Little Hocking, Ohio, formerly of Moundsville, WV passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2011.


She was born December 27, 1921 to Arthur Curtis West and Florence Addaline Lemons-West.


She was an associate member of the Amazing Grace Community Church in Tupper’s Plains, Ohio and a life time member of the First Christian Church in Moundsville, WV.


She enjoyed word search books, playing cards and Dominos.


She was a member of  the V.F.W. Auxiliary in Moundsville.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Eugene “PI” Drake; a brother, James West; and two sisters, Ethel Howard and Lena O’Brien.


She is survived by her son, Ronald (Patricia) Richmond of Little Hocking, Ohio and several step-children; a brother, Raymond (Bea) West of Moundsville, WV; two grandchildren, Rick (Sue) Richmond of Moundsville, WV and Denise (Karl) Penz of Wheeling, WV; several step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; one great-great-step-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.


Visitation will be held on Friday, May 27th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 28th from 10:00 am to 11:00 am with a Service to start at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Wayne Dunlap officiating at the CARE Chapel.


Interment will be at Riverview Cemetery in Moundsville.


Arrangements entrusted to CARE Funeral and Cremation Services, 1500 Second St., Moundsville.


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