Gwendolyn R. Drake, 84, of Vandalia, Illinois, formerly of Missouri, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016, at Vandalia, IL.
Private family burial will be held at a later date at Oak Grove Cemetery, Hillsboro, IL. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www. millerfh.net.
She was born March 20, 1932, in Catron, MO, the daughter of Orlando & Ruby Kathaleen (Brooks) Smith.
She is survived by: Brother – Terry Smith, Decatur, IL; Sisters – June Skaggs, Drumright, OK, Etta Tally & Louise Turin, both of Saint Louis, MO; Doris Buttry, Norristown, PA & Madonna Schoen, New Berlin, IL.
Preceded in death by: Parents; Brothers – Hickman & Harold Smith; Sisters – Genalee, Irene & Sonda.