Patricia J. Drake

Patricia Joan Drake, 70, of Parkersburg, passed away Aug. 19, 2014, at the Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus.

She was born in Vienna, April 27, 1944, a daughter of the late Benson Kyle and Ester Marguerite Stutler.

Patricia enjoyed crafts and using her artistic skills with drawing. She was a gardener and liked to can her garden produce. She was fond of lady bugs and driving her VW Bug around town. She was a member of the Rockport Church of Christ and attended South Parkersburg Christian Church.

Surviving Patricia are her six children, Pamela J. Stewart of Coolville, Cynthia S. Morris of Ravenswood, Jennifer G. Hutchinson of Marietta, Dawn R. Hall of Parkersburg, Jeannette A. Drake Sully of Parkersburg, and David B. Stutler of Vienna; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Randy D. Stutler. In addition to her parents, Patricia was preceded in death by her sister, Imogene Miller; brother, Denzil Stutler; and great-granddaughter, Legend Ruble.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 21, at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Rev. Tim Burch officiating. Burial will be at the Petroleum Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today, and for one hour prior to the service on Thursday, Aug. 21, at the funeral home.

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