Carol Lee Drake, 73, a resident of Brookfield, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at her home.

She was born Aug. 27, 1939, to Henry and Vera (Windhorst) Schmidt. Carol married Nelson Drake on May 23, 1995. He survives of the home.

Mrs. Drake enjoyed painting, quilting, and traveling.

Survivors include: husband, Nelson, Brookfield, Mo.; daughter, Debbie Nolen (George), St. Joseph, Mo.; daughter, Nannette Fawn Anderson, Scottsdale, Ariz.; daughter, Denise Buchholz (Brian), St. Louis, Mo.; four step-children, Barbara Holt (Terry), Paul Drake (Michelle), Annette Drake, and Kevin Drake; grandchildren, Jennifer Cobb (Willie), Benjamin Rust, Traci Norris (Josh), Weston Baker; nine step-grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Vera; granddaughter, Nicole Allen; and step grandson, Terrance Holt.

Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home and Crematory.