Sharon Esther Drake

BENTON – Sharon Esther Drake, 77, passed away May 3, 2021 at Maine General Medical Center in Augusta. She was born May 29, 1943 in Waterville, the daughter of Elwood Lawrence and Avis Delia (Abbott) Manson.

She studied theology at the New Brunswick Bible Institute where she met her future husband Lawrence A. Drake. They shared 55 years of marriage before his passing in 2018. She was employed by Laverdiere’s in the accounting department and then at KSW Federal Credit Union. She was a member of the Clinton Baptist Church.

She is survived by daughter, Jillene L. Graves and husband Daren of Benton, two sons, James L. Drake and wife Tami of Kennebunk, Jordan L. Drake and wife Denise of Winslow; grandchildren, Leah Solis, Brooke Murphy, Brittany Murphy all of Las Vegas, Nev., Tyler Drake and wife Kaileigh of Dayton, Caleb Drake of Westbrook, Kelsey Graves of Waterville, and Kade Graves of Benton. She was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence Drake; and daughter, Julie Drake.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 9 a.m. at the Clinton Baptist Church, 10 Spring St., Clinton.

Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan ME 04976.

In lieu of flowers,

friends wishing may make donations in Sharon’s memory to the:

Clinton Baptist Van/Ride Share Program

10 Spring St.

Clinton ME 04927

Sharon Esther Drake

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