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Allie Viola Draffen

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Allie Viola Draffen, 90, of Cardwell, Mo., died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005, at her residence.

Born Aug. 25, 1915, at Bertig, Ark., a daughter of the late Edgar and Nettie Sorrell Grady, she was a homemaker and member of the Calvary Full Gospel Church at Cardwell.

She married Melvin Draffen who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Bob Grady; one sister, Marry Burrell; granddaughter, Mandy Fulton; and great-grandsons Joshua and Jordan Floyd.

Survivors include two daughters, Ruth Dodd of Memphis, Tenn. and Nettie Pennington of Cardwell; four sons, Dallas Draffen of Kennett, William Ray Draffen of Montgomery, Ala., Thomas Draffen of Ozark, Mo. and Roy Draffen of Paragould, Ark.; 14 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at Heath Funeral Home of Paragould.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Calvary Full Gospel Church at Cardwell with the Rev. Leland DeMent officiating.

Burial will be in Cardwell Cemetery.

The family suggests memorials may be made to Calvary Full Gospel Church.