|Birth: ||Jan. 16, 1924|
|Death: ||Feb. 2, 1976|
Mrs. Maggie Burkhead Drake
Mrs. Maggie Burkhead Drake, 52, of Tougaloo, died at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson on Monday, February 2.
Mrs. Drake was a member of Tougaloo Congregational Church at Tougaloo and also a member of Mississippi Teacher Association.
She is survived by her husband, H. T. Drake, Tougaloo; two daughters, Mrs. Regina Adams, Washington. D. C., Miss Denice Drake, Tougaloo; one son, Godfrey Drake, Columbia, Missouri; three sisters, Mrs. Mary Weathspoon, East St. Louis, Ill., Mrs. Emmie Rahe, East St. Louis, Ill., Mrs. Elnora Williams, Earl, Arkansas; two brothers, Frank Burkhead and Joseph Burkhead, both of Vaiden; and 5 grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Larry Johnson at Tougaloo Congregational Church, Thursday, February 5 at 2 p.m. Burial was in Tougaloo Cemetery in Jackson, with Lindsey Roberts & Sons Mortuary in charge.
Pallbearers were Ike Clay, Hiawatha Douglas, Anthony Hilliard, Clinton Wilson and Herbert Wilson, Sr.
The Winona Times
February 12, 1976
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