Sylva Dale Drake

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Sylva Dale Drake

  • Birth 1891
  • Death 19 Aug 1945
  • Burial Amarillo, Randall County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Section J Lot 124 Space 4-7
  • Memorial ID 21287538

Borger News Herald - August 20, 1945

S.D. Drake, 54-year-old resident of Borger, died yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Tierra Amarilla, N.M., following an illness of several months duration. Funeral arrangements are pending word from his sons, S.D. Drake, Jr., S 2-c, who is in the Pacific on Okinawa and Bill Drake R. 2-c, in the Pacific in the Solomon Islands.

Mr. Drake had been a resident of Borger since 1928 and was on a sick leave from the Jareckia Manufacturing Company at the time of his death. He had been employed by this company for 35 years.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, and was very active in all types of sports.

The body will be returned to Borger today and will lie in state at the Blackburn-Shaw Funeral Home until arrangements are completed.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Ethel E. Drake, daughters, Mrs. John Spinks, Pampa and Mrs. Betty Drake Bolton, Borger, two sons, S.D. Drake, Jr., and Bill Drake and four grandchildren.

Borger News Herald - August 21, 1945

Funeral services will be held at the First Christian Church in Borger tomorrow at 11 a.m. for S.D. Drake, 54-year-old pioneer resident of Borger, who died at Tierra Amarilla, N.M., Sunday afternoon.

Burial will be at the Llano Cemetery in Amarillo under the direction of the Blackburn-Shaw Funeral Directors.

Mr. Drake had been a resident of Borger since 1928 and was on a sick leave from the Jareckia Manufacturing Company at the time of his death. He had been employed by this company for 35 years.

The body was returned to Borger yesterday and was taken to the Blackburn-Shaw Funeral Home where it will lie in state until funeral time.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and was very active in all types of sports.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Ethel E. Drake, daughters, Mrs. John Spinks, Pampa and Mrs. Betty Drake Bolton, Borger, two sons, S.D. Drake, Jr., S 2-c, and Bill Drake, R. 2-c, both in the Pacific area and four grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers are: J.C. Cox, W.E. Reno, J. M. Cox, W.D. Whitten, E.J. Lewis, Dale Lane, Barney Andress, Earl Blackburn, Ola Lister and Bob Takewell.


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  • Created by: Walter Dunn
  • Added: 1 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21287538
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sylva Dale Drake (1891–19 Aug 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21287538, citing Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Randall County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Walter Dunn (contributor 46835578) .