Marilyn Hope Hayes Drake, age 66, of Franklin, passed away on March 7, 2019. She was born on February 21, 1953 to the late Robert Hayes and Mary Hanson Hayes in Tampa, Florida. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her sister, Vivian Brown.
Survivors include her son, Billy Joe Drake, Jr.; daughter, Veronica Lynn Scott (Troy); brother, Bobby Hayes (Brenda); sisters, Janet Haynes (Junior), Joyce Chapman (the late Frankie), Ruth Horsely (Charles); six grandchildren and six great grandchildren; significant other of 24 years, Danald Chance.
Family will have visitation on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Higgins Hillcrest Chapel. Funeral will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the funeral home starting at 1:00 PM with Pastor Richard Clay officiating.