Dorothy Louise Drake

June 15, 1924January 31, 2019

Dorothy Louise Brown Drake was born in Decatur, Alabama on June 15, 1924. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Olen Bryan Drake Sr., on June 19, 1998. Also preceding her in death were her parents Ellis A & Mamie Johnson Brown and one brother Ellis (Buster) E. Brown.

During World War II Dorothy was a flight recorder for Southern Airways in Decatur, Alabama. She retired from GTE (Verizon) in Weslaco, Texas as a Test & Dispatch Supervisor.

Dorothy is survived by two sons, Olen Bryan Drake, Jr. & his wife, Debbie and Darryl Kevin Drake & his wife, Janice; grandchildren: Bradley Drake & his wife, Molly, Brandy Lynn Drake Greene & her husband Brad Greene, Jeremy Drake and Jason Drake and great-grandchildren: twins Emily and Tate Greene, Lyla Mary Greene, Wesley Drake, Brody and Maggie Drake.


  • Graveside Service Friday, February 15, 2019

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