Mary Christine Drake

Friday, January 21, 2011

Mary Christine Drake, 97, Nevada, passed away on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at Moore-Few Care Center, Nevada. She was born March 5, 1913, in Lindsey, Calif., to Oscar E. Hunt and Hattie Duncan Hunt.

She and her family moved to Greenfield, Mo., where she grew up. She taught school in Carthage, Lamar and Kansas City. She married Charles V. Drake on June 18, 1946. They made their home in Oklahoma City, Okla., where she continued to teach Kindergarten until her retirement. After her husband's death in 1985, she moved to Springfield, Mo. In 1998 due to her illness, she moved to Nevada, Mo., to be closer to her niece, Deloris Williams.

No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.

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