Barbara Ann Fuller Drake

ROCKY MOUNT - Barbara Ann Fuller Drake, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Born in Nash County, NC on May 2, 1932, she was the daughter of the late William Cecil Fuller and Beulah Joyner Fuller. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Edward "Sambo" Drake of Rocky Mount; and her son, James Edward "Eddy" Drake, Jr. of New Bern.

Barbara leaves behind to cherish her memory, her three children, Tommy Drake and wife, Jan, of Raleigh, Stephen Drake and wife, Sharon, of Rocky Mount, and Suzanne Drake Parham and husband, Brad, of Rocky Mount; daughter-in-law, Bonnie Drake of New Bern. She is also survived by her eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A Private Family Memorial Interment will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First United Methodist Church, 100 South N. Church Street, Rocky Mount, NC 27804 or Meals on Wheels, PO Box 7611, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.

Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting