Funeral services for Evelyn Marie (Drake) Grangier, 96, of New Albany, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, in the Kraft Funeral Service, Charlestown Road Chapel, New Albany, with burial to follow in Veron Cemetery, New Albany. She died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. The daughter of the late Herbert Lee and Melissa (Wilhoite) Drake, Evelyn was born December 14, 1916, in Louisville. Evelyn was a member of Tri-City Baptist Church in New Albany. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her children, Wanda Goulding and her husband John, Robert Grangier and his wife Myra, Kenneth Grangier, Ronald Grangier and Pamela Rainey; daughter-in-law, Karen Grangier; brother, Carl Drake; grandchildren, Bryan Grangier and his wife Rhonda, Kathy Goulding Willis and her husband Tracy, Kevin Grangier, Kelly Grangier Fitchett, Kimberly Grangier Campbell, Rodney Grangier and his wife Kit, Tim Goulding and his wife Hillary, Brent Grangier, Scott Grangier and his wife Kelly, Michelle Grangier Cochran and her husband Mike, Phillip Grangier, Ryan Rainey and Presley Rainey; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Amiel S. Grangier; son, David A. Grangier; great-granddaughter, Jami Grangier; brothers, Earl, Garland and Roy Drake; sisters, Viola Drake, Goldie Knight Bice and Pauline King; stepson, Dr. Bernard Grangier; step-grandson, David B. Grangier.
Visitation will be from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Tri-City Baptist Church.
Online condolences may be made to www.kraftfs.com