Rose Drakeford

Published 8:20 am Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Rose Drakeford


Rose Drakeford, 59, of Stanford, KY passed away Monday, July 10, 2017 at home. Born April 5, 1958 in Danville, KY to the late Glenden Collier Edwards, she was a former employee of Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center where she worked in medical records.

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Survivors include her husband of 42 years; John Drakeford; two daughters, Rena Drakeford (Brandy), and Shelly Tillett (Bryan); two brothers-in-law, Woody Drakeford and Jerry Drakeford (Sonja); four grandchildren, Skyler Franklin, McKenzie Hounshell, Carter Tillett, and Chloe Tillet; two nephews, Vance Drakeford and Kevin Drakeford; one niece, Ashley Drakeford; and one great-nephew, Wyatt Drakeford. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by one brother, Wendell Ballard; one brother-in-law, Robert Drakeford; and one sister-in-law, Delly Drakeford.

Visitation will be Friday, July 14, 2017 at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel, Stanford from 4-7 p.m. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m. with Chris Dalton officiating. A private family interment will be held at a later date.