Sammie Lois Drake, 71 of Bloomington passed away at IU Health Bloomington Hospital on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 with her family by her side.
Sammie was born on March 3, 1948 in Princeton, Kentucky to Rollard S. Marshall and Beulah (Cox) Marshall. Sammie owned Special Touch Cleaning Company in Bloomington before retiring. Sammie was also a member of the Red Hats Society for several years while residing in St. Louis. Sammie will be remembered as a loving Mother and Grandmother who loved spending time with family playing Euchre and doing puzzles.
Sammie is survived by her life partner, Jim Wagoner; daughter, Cheryl (Brett) Franklin; two grandchildren, Kyle Franklin and Ashton Franklin; brothers, Harvey Marshall and Hylan (Nancy) Marshall; sister, Darlene (Joe) Clem and many nieces and nephews as well as her beloved dog, Ruby.
In addition to her parents, Sammie was preceded in death by brothers, Clifton, Kenny, R.S. Louard and Groce Marshall; and sister, Joyce Grove and Brenda Bugg.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville. Visitation will be Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm at the funeral home. Sammie's family invites you to share condolences, memories and more by visiting her tribute page at www.chandlerfh.com.