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Rev Melvin Earl Drake, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1891
Streator
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 1975
Fresno
Fresno County
California, USA

From
The Fresno Bee
Fresno, California
(Fresno County)
Tuesday, February 18, 1975

DRAKE, in Fresno, February 15, 1975, REV. MELVIN E. DRAKE, SR., father of Pearlie M. Fryer of Fresno, Evelyn Bundren of Tahoe City, Rev. H. M. (Jack) Drake of New Mexico, Rev. Melvin E. Drake, Jr. & Rev. Dan A. Drake, both of Florida. Stepfather of Joe Starnes of Colorado, Lillian Starnes, Francis Hall, Helen Starnes, all of Georgia. Brother of Ira V. Drake & Goldie Lee Jones, both of Texas. Twenty-four Grandchildren, Sixteen Great-Grandchildren and Five Great Grandchildren. Services Thursday 10:30 a.m., Church of God, 725 N. Millbrook, Fresno. Interment Washington Colony Cemetery. STEPHAN & BEAN FUNERAL SERVICE.

(Ed. note: Rev. Drake was born 3/5/1891, per the Social Security Death Index) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Curtis Drake (1862 - 1924)
  Elvira Cordelia Coselman Drake (1869 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  Eva May Bruce Drake (1894 - 1955)*
 
 Children:
  Pearlie Mae Drake Hansford-Fryer (1910 - 1985)*
  Marvin Earl Drake (1915 - 1932)*
  Evelyn May Drake Bundren (1920 - 1997)*
  Hershel Mark Drake (1923 - 2001)*
  Dan Arthur Drake (1928 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Melvin Earl Drake (1891 - 1975)
  Howard Aaron Drake (1894 - 1966)*
  Ira Vivian Drake (1898 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Washington Colony Cemetery
Fresno
Fresno County
California, USA
 
Created by: KOHara
Record added: Aug 05, 2008
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-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 6, 2017
Rest in peace, Rev. Melvin Earl Drake, Sr.
- GreenHills Stones Calling
 Added: Jan. 5, 2017

- Gracie's Grammy
 Added: Jun. 22, 2015
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