Vicki Drake

Vicki Sue Drake, 67, of Ponca City, Okla., was called home by her heavenly father on Saturday evening, May 16, 2020, with her loving husband by her side.

A come-and-go gathering is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 21 at Ponca City Assembly. The celebration of life service is at 2 p.m. Friday, May 22 at Ponca City Assembly, with Pastor Dwayne Bardwell officiating. Private burial will take place at a later date in Dexter Cemetery.

The family has requested that, in lieu of flowers, to please make memorial donations in her name to Ponca City Assembly, 2312 E. Prospect Ave., Ponca City, OK 74604. Grace Memorial Chapel of Ponca City is in charge of arrangements.

Vicki was born on July 30, 1952 in Winfield, to Robert (Bob) Waymire and Donna (Deets) Waymire. She attended school in Bakersfield, Calif., and graduated from Dexter in 1970. She received an associate’s degree in business from Cowley College in Arkansas City later in life while working full time and raising a family.

She married the love of her life, Jack M. Drake, on June 4, 1970. They would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this year. Vicki enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking, writing and working in her garden. Vicki also enjoyed taking trips to Branson whenever time allowed. Vicki would tell you that her greatest joy was her family and her church. She was employed at PCA at the time of her passing.

Vicki was preceded in death by her parents, Donna and Robert Waymire.

Left behind to cherish her memory are her husband, Jack, of the home; two sons, Jason Drake and wife, Sherrie, of Dexter, and Clayton Drake and wife, Tara, of Guthrie, Okla.; six grandchildren, Cody Drake, of Las Vegas, Nev., Kyley Epperly and husband, David, of Braman, Okla., Morgan Montgomery and husband, William, of Grand Rapids, Mich., Tucker Drake, of Dexter, and Haley and Britt Drake, of Guthrie, Okla.; three great-grandchildren, Auttum, Stormie and River, of Oklahoma; siblings, Debbie and spouse, Stephen Pettigrew, of Dexter, Danny and spouse, Mary Anne Waymire, of Ponca City, Okla., and Roxanne and spouse, Ricky Dixon, of Ponca City, Okla.; and many nieces and nephews.

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