Lucille E. Drake, 92, of Oakland City, IN passed away on Thursday May 19, 2005, 4:00 A.M. at her home.

She was born on July 30, 1912 in Richland County, IL to Arthur and Plumma ( Woods) Rexroat.

She was a homemaker all of her life and member of Lawrenceville Eastern Star Chapter #701 for 50 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband Raymond in 1999, and a sister Verna Pasley in March 2005; surviving children, son and daughter-in-law Ronald and Mary Ann Drake of Evansville, IN, daughter Marilyn Drake of Oakland City, IN, daughter and son-in-law Judy and Charlie Brauser of Oakland City, IN.  Four grandchildren, Bruce Drake of Woodridge, IL, David Drake of Iowa City, Iowa, Marilyn Caldemeyer of Velpen, IN and Kay Claridge of Oakland City, IN plus (8) great grandchildren.

The family wishes to thank longtime caregivers, Jean Frederick, Sue Leist and Phyllis Phillips for their care and devotion.

Graveside service will be Saturday May 21, 2005 10:00 A.M. at Haven Hill Cemetery in Olney, Ill. Rev. Matt Malin officiating, Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.