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DRAKE, JOHN PALMER
Palmer Drake & Ethel Stroud
DRAKE, OMA ZELL (ALLEN)
Husband: John Palmer
Parents: S. R.
"Roe" Allen & Lillian Odessa Whittenton
|LATHAM, WALTER JUDSON
|06/10/1930 Hico, TX
Bernice (Schreiber) Latham
Parents: James Monroe Latham &
Cora Frances Bullard
US Army, World War II
|12/24/1918 Waterloo, Iowa
Stephenville, Erath Co., TX
Floy (Turner) Walther
Wife #2: Letha (Vaws)
Wife #3: Lucille
(Shipman) (Neal) Walther
Wife #4: Bertha
(Moore) (Martin) Walther
Joseph Walther & Mary Klein
DRAKE, JOHN PALMER "PAL"
Posted by Sarah Drake Bone on Thu, 13 May
Wednesday, October 23, 1996 "The Gatesville Messenger"
John Palmer (Pal) Drake of Hico died Oct. 7, at his son's residence.
He was 83
Funeral services were held oct. 9 a the First Baptist Church of Hico
with Bill Schibler and Charles Grossman officiating. Burial was in Country
He was born July 1, 1913 in Hamilton County. He was an electrician
and had resided in Hico for 60 years. On Oct. 12, 1934 he married Oma
Allen. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Hico.
Survivors include his wife Oma Drake of Hico; one daughter Betty
Tudor of Whitney;two sons, Jimmy Drake of Saginaw and Floyd Drake of Hico;
one brother Carl Drake of Gatesville;eight grandchildren and nine great
The family requests memorials to be made to First Baptist Church of
Hico, the Cross Timbers Hospice of Stephenville, or a favorite charity.
DRAKE, OMA ZELL ALLEN
The Hamilton Herald-News, 01/20/2000
Oma Zell Allen Drake, 81, died Jan. 14 at Glen Rose Medical Center
Nursing Home. Funeral Services were held Jan. 16 at First Baptist Church
in Hico with Bro. Charlie Grossman and Bro. Bill Schibler officiating.
Burial was at Country Oaks Cemetery in Hico.
She was born April 17, 1918 in Hamilton, the daughter of Roe and
Lillian Odessa Allen. She was married to J. P. (Pal) Drake on Oct. 12,
1934. He preceded her in death in October 1996.
Mrs. Drake was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hico.
Three sisters preceded her in death.
Survivors include a daughter, Betty and husband Carlton Tudor of
Whitney; two sons, Jimmy Drake and wife Barbara of Saginaw, Floyd and wife
Millie Drake of Hico; a granddaughter, Pam Drake of Saginaw; seven
grandsons; eleven great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law,
Carl and Inez Drake of Gatesville and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins
Pallbearers were her grandsons, Roger Tudor, Roy Tudor, Randy Tudor,
Shane Drake, Danny Drake, David Drake and Darren Drake.