Juanita Drake, age 79, resident of Mansfield, died Thursday, June 9, 2022, at home.
Born June 3, 1943, in Vanceburg, KY to Altie and Eulah (Perkins) Bowman. She had been a lifelong area resident. She was employed with Therm-O-Disc and was a proud homemaker. Juanita was dedicated to her family, and they were her pride and joy.
She is survived by her two children Tonya Mace and Timothy Drake; grandchildren Desiree (Collin) Barkdull and Noah Drake all of Mansfield; great-grandchildren Teagan and Corbin Barkdull; sister, Brenda Ramey; brother, Douglas Bowman; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Jesse Drake; grandson, Brandon Drake; brother, Donald Bowman; three sisters, Deborah Stidam, Charlotte Underwood, Sue Licht; brother-in-law, Gene Underwood; son-in-law, Richard Mace; daughter-in-law, Kathleen Drake.
Friends may visit at the Barkdull Funeral Home & Crematory in Shelby, Monday, June 13, 2022, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Funeral services will immediately follow at the funeral home at 12:00 PM. Reverend James Robinson will officiate with interment in Oakland Cemetery.
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