Maxine K. Drake, 89, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, March 15, 2016, surrounded by family. She was a longtime member of St. John's Episcopal Cathedral of Knoxville.
Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, Loretta and Frealeon Drake; and sister, Murlene Sides. She is survived by sister and brother-in-law, Charles and Annette Dooley; brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Ann Drake; brother-in-law, Jim Sides; sons, Bill and Mike Kuhn; daughter and son-in-law, Loretta and Leslie Cate; grandchildren and spouses, Andrew and Amanda Kuhn, Morgan and Libba Kuhn, Drake Kuhn, Brandon and Montana Kuhn, Ashley Cate, Lindsey and John Salter, and Tyler and Hayden Kuhn; great-grandsons, Will, Ben and Charlie Kuhn; and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life service was held at St. John's Episcopal Cathedral on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at 11 a.m., with Dean John Ross officiating. There will be a reception immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, Maxine's desire was that any memorials be made to St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, 413 W. Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902.
Published on May 2, 2016