Anna Marie Drake, 75, of Railroad St., Corry, Pa., died at Saint Vincent Health Center on Thursday, July 26, 2012.
She was born in Erie, Pa., on May 19, 1937, a daughter of the late Milford and Mabel Rater Taylor.
Anna was raised and educated in Corry, graduat-ing from Corry Area High School in 1955. She then married and stayed home to raise and care for her fami-ly. In the early 70's, she be-gan working at the Corry Central Labor Club as a barmaid. She worked there until the late 80's. Anna then took care of her moth-er due to poor health.
Anna was a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Corry V.F.W. and a member of the American Legion in Corry. She col-lected Precious Moments and enjoyed the Christmas season, making crafts, and flower gardening.
In addition to her parents, Anna was preceded in death by her close friend and former husband David Fox, two sisters; Ione Grinder and Theresa Reed, by three brothers; Roland Sr., Harlan, and Malcolm Taylor.
Anna is survived by her husband Marrell L. Drake, whom she married on Sep-tember 18, 1987 in Corry, Pa., three sons; Dale Fox and his wife Betty of Corry, Pa., Barry Fox of Youngs-ville, Pa., Landon Fox and his companion Aimee Bai-ley of Corry, Pa , a stepson Robert Drake and his wife Margot of Georgia, two step-daughters; Donna Blessing and her husband Randy of West Virginia, Kimberly Smith and her husband Travis of Ohio, two sisters; Shirley Haw-kins and Millie Sokalski, both of Corry, Pa. She is also survived by ten grandchildren; Emily, Curtis, Tanner, Hali, Cas-sidy, Caroline, Andrew, Amber, Hollie and Meghann and three great- grandchildren; Ethan, Kait-lin, and Victoria. as well as many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Bracken Funeral Home, 315 N. Center St., Corry, Pa., on Monday from noon until the time of the funeral service there at 2 p.m. Rev. Les Utegg will officiate.
Burial will be in the West Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Pa.