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Theresa Troyce Herndon Drake
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Birth: Oct. 1, 1924
Meriwether County
Georgia, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 2002
LaGrange
Troup County
Georgia, USA

She was first married to Anthony Murphy and second to Chester A. Drake.

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The following obit provided by member Ed Elstan (#47188165)

Troyce Herndon Murphy Drake, 77, Newnan, Georgia, died February 23, 2002. She was born in 1924, the daughter of Virgil and Mildred Herndon in Meriwether County. She spent most of her life in and around Pearson, Georgia, where her family owned and operated the Drake Theatre. She was a lifelong member of the Pearson United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Anthony Murphy and Chester A. Drake; and five siblings, Roger Herndon, Bernice Maxwell, Thurla Drake, Virgiline Thornton, and J. M. Herndon.

Survivors include sons, Arthur Herndon Murphy, Newnan, and Virgil Walter Drake, Roswell; a daughter, Chesta Louise Drake, Roswell; grandchildren, Matthew Murphy and Kathryn Fleming, both of Birmingham, Alabama; a brother-in-law, R. D. Thornton Sr.; nephews, R. D. Thornton Jr. and Quillian Thornton; nieces, Dyanne Beavin and Thurla Taylor; and four grand-nieces.

Services were at Jones Funeral Home chapel, Newnan, with Rev. Winston Skinner officiating. Interment at Alvaton Baptist Church Cemetery, Alvaton, GA.

The Citizen, March 1, 2002
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 Parents:
  Virgil King Herndon (1881 - 1934)
  Mildred McKoon Herndon (1887 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Chester Arthur Drake (1904 - 1970)
 
 Siblings:
  Thurla Herndon Drake (1907 - 1954)*
  Roger F. Herndon (1911 - 1964)*
  James Mathews Herndon (1914 - 1989)*
  Theresa Troyce Herndon Drake (1924 - 2002)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alvaton Baptist Church Cemetery
Alvaton
Meriwether County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Janie Light
Record added: Jun 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38924721
Theresa Troyce <i>Herndon</i> Drake
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Theresa Troyce <i>Herndon</i> Drake
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