Glenda Diane Drake, 70


Glenda Diane Drake, 70, of Monticello, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, July 25, 2022. She was born October 29, 1951, in Dumas, to the late James W. and Bertha Gibson Carter.
She was a beautician and a member of Calvary Landmark Missionary Baptist Church. Diane's passion was styling her client's hair and carrying her grandchildren shopping. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a sister, Sharon McGough.
She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Danny Drake of Monticello; two sons, Joshua ''Hunter'' Gillum (Mandy) and Joseph ''Jody'' Drake (Miranda); three daughters, Jennifer Johnston, Tara Lee (Terry) and Mandy Jo Drake; one brother, Julius Carter (Mildred) of Dumas; one sister, Patricia Wallace of Dumas; and grandchildren, Reagan (Rachel), Emma, Abbie (Logan Gilliam fiancé), Mary, Macy, Hunter Raylan Wid, Andrea Jolene Carter, Gabby, Dagan, Avy, Becket and Mazey.
Funeral service were at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 28, 2022, at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel. Burial was in Drake Cemetery in Lincoln County. There was a visitation from 3-4 p.m. preceding the funeral service in the chapel.
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