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.