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Colette L. Drake

March 22, 1975 — November 18, 2023


Colette L. Drake



Colette L. Drake, 48, of Crane TX, formally of New York, passed away Saturday November 18th 2023.


Colette was born March 22, 1975 in Elmira, NY to the late Robert R. Green and Etta K. Hoad.


On September 14th 2002, in the town of Canisteo, NY she married Mark A. Drake, who resides in Crane TX.


Colette enjoyed family life, spending time with the kids, cooking and crocheting. She also enjoyed going to the small-town shops and window shopping.


Surviving include her husband, Mark A. Drake of Crane, TX.

Daughter, Chelsee G. Drake of Crane, TX. Mother, Etta K. Hoad of Crane, TX. Brothers, Robert G. Green (Mary Hernandez) of Crane, TX. Cloyse D. Hoad Jr. of Hartsville, IN. Kim Hoad (Corrina Hoad) of Campbell, NY. Brandon (Scottie) Green of South Carolina and Kevin Green from Louisiana. Sister, Laura Green of Elmira NY.  Father- in- law and Mother-in-law, Robert A. Drake and Nancy D. Drake. Brother-in-law, William Drake and Sister – in-law, Pamela Fairbrother. She also leaves behind several aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and cousins.


Colette was preceded by her Fathers, Cloyse D. Hoad and Robert R. Green.


Memorial services will be held at 6:00 pm on Monday, November 27, 2023, at the Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tim King officiating.

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Past Services

Memorial Service

Monday, November 27, 2023

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home

1503 Gaston Street, Crane, TX 79731

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