Cecil N. Drake
Cecil N. Drake, 79, passed away at his home with family surrounded by his side. Graveside services will be 10:00am Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Johns Cemetery. Visitation with the family and close friends will begin at 9:30 am at the cemetery.
**Reminder to all attendee’s, in order to stay in compliance with the COVID19 recommendations of the CDC we are reminding everyone to practice social distancing.
He was born in Simpson County on October 15, 1940 to the late Floyd and Beulah Gardner Drake. Cecil was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Wesley Drake; and brother Kenneth L. Drake.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Bea Drake; son, Terry Drake (Paula) of Jackson; son, James Drake (Trish) of Brandon; daughter, Carol Zea (Billy) of Mayton; brother, Bennie Drake of Brandon; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A host of other relatives and friends.
He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was a faithful member of Christ Congregational Church of Johns, MS and a member of the Puckett Masonic Lodge.
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