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 Winifred <I>Dean</I> Drane

Winifred Dean Drane

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Death 22 Jul 2013 (aged 84)
Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 114297463 · View Source
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Winifred Dean Drane, 84, of Memphis, TN died on Monday, July 22, 2013. A native of Texas, she was the daughter of Damon and Delphine Dean, formerly of Memphis. She was a musician for most of her life, playing percussion in the New Orleans Symphony Orchestra and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra for many years. Winnie also sang in the Memphis Symphony Chorus and the Second Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir. In her later years, she took up playing the Celtic harp, and was an avid genealogist. She leaves her beloved husband of nearly 65 years, G. Vernon Drane; a daughter, Karen D. Busler of Bartlett; two sons, Gerald A. Drane of Cummings, GA and Windel V. Drane of Southaven, and two grandchildren. Visitation will be 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thursday, July 25 at Forest Hill East Funeral Home. Services will be at 2 p.m., Friday at the funeral home with interment to follow in Forest Hill East Cemetery. Forest Hill East Funeral Home (Published in The Commercial Appeal on July 24, 2013)

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  • Created by: Carole McCaig
  • Added: 24 Jul 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 114297463
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Winifred Dean Drane (2 Oct 1928–22 Jul 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 114297463, citing Forest Hill Cemetery East, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Carole McCaig (contributor 46785778) .