A. Jeanette Drake GALION: A. Jeanette Drake, 83 of Galion, passed away Sunday, February 12, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. Born December 10, 1933 in Hueysville, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Warnie & Clara (Shipman) Hale. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Benjamin E. Drake whom she married on April 8, 1951. Jeanette was devoted wife, mother and grandmother and enjoyed camping with the family at Pleasant Hill Lake. She was a member of the Galion Community Hospital TWIG 2 for many years. In addition to her husband, she is also survived by two sons, Mike (Eileen) Drake of Mansfield and Randy Drake of Galion; grandchildren, Jennifer Dovenbarger of Mansfield and Sarah (Russell) Neumann of Galion; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Ray (Wanda) Hale of Greenwich; sister, JoAnn Hale of Willard and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother Bernice Hale. A private family service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Crawford County Humane Society or HomeCare Matters Hospice in care of the funeral home. Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Jeanette Drake and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com .
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