Deborah Colleen Drake, 49, passed away Tuesday November 24, 2009 at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital.
Debbie was born in Barnesville on April 6, 1960 to the late Thomas Dale and Eleanor Mae Workman Lynn. Debbie worked at the Newark Resident Homes. In Zanesville, Debbie worked as a pre-school teacher at the East Muskingum School District, Perry Elementary. She enjoyed working with and taking care of children. She always thought of others before herself.
Debbie is survived by her loving husband of 31 years, Rolland Drake; sons Bradley Drake and Brian Drake of Zanesville; daughter Brandy (Richard) Dodd of Zanesville; brothers John (Cindy) Lynn of Barnesville, Randy Lynn of Woodsfield, and David Lynn of Cleveland; sisters Becky (Denny) Thompson of Barnesville, Kathy (Gary) Leasure of Summerfield, Ohio, and Joan Anderson of Barnesville; seven grandchildren Prince, Mataya, and Romeo Drake, Jamar and Linza Hartman, Aaliyah and Braxton Dodd.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Thomas Dale Lynn Jr.
Calling hours will be held on Monday November 30, 2009 from 9 am to 11 am at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 West Military Road, Zanesville. The funeral service will be held on Monday November 30, 2009 at 11:00 am at the funeral home with Pastor Alice Baldwin officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery. To send a note of condolence to the Drake family please visit our website at www.snoufferfuneralhome.com and click on obituaries or call our caring staff at 740.450.8000