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Caroline Drake

April 8, 1931 ~ November 14, 2022 (age 91)

Obituary

Caroline Drake, age 91, of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 14, 2022, at Ascension St. Vincent Mercy Hospital.  Caroline was born in Elwood on April 8, 1931, to the late Mervin and Sarah (Lewis) Jones.


On February 5, 1955, she married Dr. Marion C. Drake, and they shared 50 wonderful years of marriage together.


Throughout the years Caroline participated in a variety of activities and hobbies throughout the community.  Caroline was co-owner of the Lemon Tree gift shop.  She organized and participated in various events at the Presbyterian Church, orchestrated taffy pulls, Camp Drake, and family gatherings making sure everyone in attendance made life-long memories.  When Caroline was not assisting others, she enjoyed playing golf, tennis, euchre, and bridge.  Caroline was passionate about her needlework and gardening but found the most joy in entertaining family and friends in both Indiana and Florida, where she and Dr. Drake enjoyed retirement.  


Caroline is survived by two daughters, Julie (Larry) Weaver of Elwood and Jeanne Jones of Fishers; son, Greg (Patty) Drake of Kokomo; two sisters, Mary Jarrett of Elwood and Pat Johnson of Okeechobee, FL; and brother, David (Audrey) Jones of North Carolina; sister-in-law, Barbara Jones of Elwood; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.  
Caroline was preceded in death by her parents, Mervin and Sarah Jones; husband, Dr. Marion C. Drake; son, Robert “Bob” Drake; daughter, Margaret Ann (Drake) Almack; sister, Alice McCorkle; and brother, Sam Jones.


Caroline's funeral service will be at 2:00 pm Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Dunnichay Funeral Home in Elwood, Indiana with Pastor Nate Warren officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Elwood.


Visitation will be Saturday, November 19, 2022, from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Margaret Ann Drake Almack Scholarship Fund, Manchester University, N. Manchester, IN.


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Services

Visitation
Saturday
November 19, 2022

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Dunnichay Funeral Home
1113 S. Anderson St.
Elwood, Indiana 46036

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 19, 2022

2:00 PM
Dunnichay Funeral Home
1113 S. Anderson St.
Elwood, Indiana 46036

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