Dorothy O. Drake, age 93 of Winfield, died Sunday April 14, 2019 at the Henry County Health Center. The daughter of Glenn and Orrell (Norton) May, she was born February 26, 1926 at Rocky Ford, Colorado. On September 19, 1943 she married Charles Richard Drake at Unionville, MO.; he died September 5, 2013. She worked on airplanes during W.W. II to help with the war effort. Later in life she became a realator and sold real estate in Winfield. She was a member of the Winfield United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She loved traveling and enjoyed having fun with her friends. Survivors include: two daughters, Sherry Drake and Ted Moon of Creston, Iowa; Nancy Drake and John Thoe of Seattle, Washington; one brother Wendell May. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother and one sister. The funeral service will be Thursday April 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Honts Funeral Home in Winfield, Rev. David Morris officiating. Interment will follow at 1:00 p.m. at the Oakland Cemetery in Centerville. Friends may call on Wednesday from 2-6:00 p.m. at the Honts Funeral Home in Winfield. A memorial has been established for the Winfield United Methodist Church.
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