Dessie Drum

Friday, September 26, 2003

Dessie Viola Drum, 84, of Oak Ridge died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, at Perry County Nursing Home in Perryville, Mo.

She was born June 15, 1919, at Millersville, daughter of Robert and Mary Fulbright Moore. She and John F. Drum were married Oct. 20, 1943.

Mrs. Drum was a graduate of Randles High School.

Survivors include her husband; a son and daughter-in-law, John F. and Opal Drum Jr. of Perryville; two grandchildren, William Paul Drum of Perryville and Shelly Nicole Drum of Kansas City, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Dayton, Arthur and Lee; four sisters, Lula, Opal, Jewel and Bessie.

Friends may call at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jon Sedgwick officiating. Burial will be in New Salem Methodist Cemetery at Daisy.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Southeast Hospice.