Martha Dyches Draper, 83, of Axton, Va. passed away on Friday, July 8, 2022. She was born February 25, 1939, in Stuart, Va. to the late Hampton Dyches and Nancy Hopkins Dyches.
She is survived by her husband John S. Draper; daughters, Bettie D. Bowles (Gene) and Nancy D. Oakes (Joey); brother, John Dyches (Joan); grandchildren, Sherri Shively (Brandon), Stevan Bowles (Shenika), Sylvia Oakes, and Marshall Bowles; great grandchildren, Colton Bowles, Reagan Shively and Grayson Shively.
Mrs. Draper retired from Tultex where she worked in the payroll division.
She was a member of McCabe Memorial Church and was a very avid reader.
A visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, July 11, 2022, at McKee-Stone Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. and will be officiated by Reverend Dr. G. H. Vaughn. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to McCabe Memorial Baptist Church, 107 Clearview Drive, Martinsville, VA 24112.
Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home-Martinsville, VA
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