Margaret Taylor Drake

July 22, 1928July 22, 2017

Margaret Taylor Drake, 89, of Fredericksburg passed away on Saturday, July 22, 2017. She passed peacefully at her home with her children on her 89th birthday.

Margaret Drake was a member of the Fredericksburg West Congregation of Jehovah’s Witness.

Her childhood dream was to become a school teacher and a mother. She fulfilled both dreams. After graduating from East Carolina University and marrying Dale Joseph Drake, she was a teacher for over 40 years in Chesterfield and Prince William Counties. She raised 2 children, a son Dale Bryan Drake and a Daughter Linda Joy Drake.

She is survived by her sister, Adell Taylor Prescot; 2 children, her son, Dale Bryan Drake & her daughter Linda Drake Espejo; 2 son-in-laws Michael Donahue & Carl Espejo, 4 grandchildren, Dereth Janette Drake, Bryan Glinn Drake, Preston Matthew Espejo, Madison Haylee Espejo; an aunt, Juanita Taylor Canady and 7 nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Joseph Drake.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00pm on Tuesday, July 25 at Mullins and Thompson Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A funeral service will be held at Noon on Wednesday, July 26 in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Richmond.


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 25, 2017

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, July 26, 2017


Margaret Taylor Drake

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Christine Jones

July 25, 2017

I will miss having Margaret next door, you never knew what she was going to do .

July 23, 2017

May God's loving kindness and comfort help you and your family through this very sad time Psalms 29:11