Funeral services for Alice Watkins-Drake, who passed April 24, 2015, will be held on May 2, 2015 at the Grace Fellowship Church that is located at 1603 Church Street in Brenham, Texas at 10:00 a.m.
Mrs. Alice Watkins Drake was born November 24, 1941 in Brenham Texas to Pearl and Clint Watkins. She attended schools in Brenham and graduate from Pickard High School in 1961. During her school years, she played basketball, ran track, was in the band, choir and was voted “Most Popular”.
As a young lady she joined St. John AME Church under the leadership of Rev. Stephen Pearson. She later moved her membership to Main St., Baptist Church.
Alice moved to Killeen, Texas for short while, but return to Brenham and remained here until her passing. She worked at many places and for many people until her health began to fail. Alice had a great sense of humor and was like by many.
Alice was blessed with four children, Rhonda, Lisa, Sandra and Keith. She later married McArthur Drake and to this union another child was born, McArthur Junior.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents, Pearl and Clint Watkins, her two sisters Irene Heiskell and Adele Hoskins, her four brothers Clyde Bailey, Theodore Hubert, Ira Watkins and Clint Watkins Junior.
She leaves to cherish her memories three daughters Sandra (Andrew) Felder, Rhonda and Lisa all of Brenham Texas. Her two sons Keith Watkins of Bryan College Station and McArthur Drake also known as Traci of Hockley Texas. Her two brothers Thomas Bailey of Clay Texas and James Bailey of Dallas Texas 13 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nieces and nephews.
Final arrangements are entrusted to HOGAN FUNERAL HOME, 1002 West Alamo Street, Brenham, Texas 77833, 979-836-2571, www.hoganfuneralhome.com.
Visitation for family and friends begins at 4:00 pm CDT on Friday May 1st and will open to the general public at 5:00 pm.