Graveside services for Cathy Draper, 79, of Lebanon, TN, will
be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at the Rob
Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson
There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
She passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital in Lebanon, TN.
She was born January 1, 1941, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Gervas Ward Jones and Bronzie Alba Keith Jones. She
graduated from TTU in 1962 with a BS in education. She was a
school teacher, and later went to work for the Tennessee
Higher Education Commission. She was a member of the
College Hills Church of Christ in Lebanon, TN.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2
Sisters: Sammye Gray Jones and Roggie Faye Johnson; and 1
Brother in Law: Robert Lee Johnson.
Survivors include 2 Sons: William Kyle (Lisa) Draper of Mt.
Juliet, TN, and Jeffrey Ward (Andrea) Draper of Fairview, TN; 2
Grandchildren: Kenneth Austin Draper and Jefferson Wyatt
Draper; the Father of her Children: Kenneth Draper of
Cookeville, TN; and 2 Nieces: Nancy Lee Chaffin of
Gainesboro, TN, and Melinda Doty of Florida.
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