Gladys Mae Droke, daughter of the late Lawrence Highfill and Sally Nelson Highfill, was born Oct. 12, 1915, in Senath, Mo., and departed this life Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, at the age of 96 years, 1 month and 5 days.
On Nov. 13, 1932, she married Ovit C. Droke, who preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1996. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Cecelia Droke; eight brothers, William, W.T., Glen, Nelson, Arden, Robert, Hulon and Walter Highfill and one grandchild.
Survivors include one son, Barry Keith Droke, of Sun Lakes, Ariz.; one daughter, Kay Hill, of Liberty, Mo.; three grandchildren; several great and great- great grandchildren, and other relatives and many friends
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 23, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett,.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 23, at McDaniel Chapel in Kennett with Rev. Charles Carrens officiating.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com.