2015-03-11 / Obituaries


Mrs. Jessie Mae Draper, age 86, of Colquitt died Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at Miller Nursing Home.

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 7, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Rollin Rathel and Rev. Jimmy Whitaker officiating. Interment followed at Colquitt City Cemetery.

Mrs. Draper worked at Dickies in Bainbridge, Newton Manufacturing in Newton, and retired from Amoco Fabrics in Bainbridge.

She is survived by one son, Donnie (Chastity) Draper of Colquitt; three daughters, Wanda Jean (Warrena) Whitaker of Colquitt, Rita (James) Hendrix of Cairo, and Jennifer Mock of Colquitt; five grandchildren, and eight greatgrandchildren.

Mrs. Draper was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Draper; parents, Ben and Lillie Mae Henry; and four brothers, Luther, Edgar, Gene, and Leon Henry.

Colquitt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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