Carol Lee Drake, 73, Brookfield, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at her home.
Visitation will begin today, Oct. 26, 2012, at Wright-Baker-Hhill Funeral Home, Brookfield, with the family receiving friends from 6-8 that evening. Burial will be at a later date in Edgewood Cemetery, Chillicothe.
Memorials to Nicole Allen Memorial Foundation, Carol’s granddaughter who preceded her in death, may be left at or mailed to the funeral home at P.O. Box 496, Brookfield, Mo. 64628.
Carol Lee was born August 27, 1939, in Nebraska City, Neb., daughter of Henry and Vera (Windhorst) Schmidt. May 23, 1995, she married Nelson Drake.
Survivors include her husband, Nelson, Brookfield; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Debbie and George Nolen, St. Joseph, Nannette Fawn Anderson, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Denis and Brian Buchholz, St. Louis; four step-children, Barbara and husband, Terry Holt, Paul and Michelle Drake, Annette Drake and Kevin Drake; four grandchildren, Jennifer and husband, Willie Cobb, Benjamin Rust, Traci and husband, Josh Norris, and Weston Baker; nine step-grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a granddaughter, Nicole Allen; and a step-grandson, Terrance Holt.