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Carolyn M. Drake

June 13, 1928 — June 26, 2021

Carolyn Merritt Drake, 93, of Easley, South Carolina, passed away peacefully on Saturday June 26, 2021.

Carolyn was the daughter of the late Zoe Oates Merritt and Abraham Palma Merritt. She was the widow of the late Cecil Earl Drake and was predeceased in death by a son, Terry Lee Huff. Carolyn is survived by a sister, Dr. Marjorie Merritt Mengedoht and her husband, Dr. Dan Mengedoht of Charleston, SC; a brother, Colonel (Retired) William Palma Merritt and his wife Kathy of El Paso, TX; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Carolyn had a very strong faith and enjoyed her years of worshipping and serving at Easley First Baptist Church.

A celebration of Carolyn's life will be held Monday, June 28, 2021 at 3:00pm in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home – 1425 Powdersville Road, Easley, SC 29642. The service will be conducted by Dr. John Adams and Reverend Joseph Gaston. Private burial will follow in Robinson Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Easley First Baptist Church Building Fund, 300 E. 1st Avenue, Easley, SC 29640.

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Monday, June 28, 2021

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Robinson Funeral Home - Powdersville Road

1425 Powdersville Rd, Easley, SC 29642

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