Draffen, Emma

Emma Wooley Draffen, 86, of Melber, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center.

Emma was born on October 23, 1933 in Carlisle County to the late Walter and Lorene Lambert. She was member of Houser Grove Church of Christ. Quilting was her favorite past time. She enjoyed meeting at the Bread of Life in Lowes every Wednesday to spend time and quilt with her friends.

She is survived by one son, Larry Wooley and wife, Denise, of Melber; one daughter, Sharon Lazar and husband, Mark, of Roanoke, Virginia; two step-sons, Johnnie Draffen and Ronnie Draffen, both of McCracken County; one step-daughter, Lanita Hayes of McCracken County; three grandchildren, Christopher Wooley and wife, Denise, of Mayfield, Jacob Wooley of Melber, Jessica Lazar of Brooklyn, New York; one great-grandchild, Luke Wooley of Mayfield.

Emma was preceded in death by her first husband, Crystal Wooley; her second husband, Clifton Draffen; one great-grandson, Ean Wooley; one step-son, Edwin Draffen; one sister, Martha Guthrie; one brother, Eldon Lambert.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Milner & Orr of Lone Oak with Bro. Joey Glisson officiating. Burial will follow the service at Roselawn Cemetery in Bardwell.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 4, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Milner & Orr of Lone Oak.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to: Ean Wooley Scholarship Fund c/o Your Hometown Federal Credit Union. 2338 State Route 45 N. Mayfield, KY 42066.

We appreciate your help in maintaining state mandated Covid restrictions. This includes the minimum 6 feet of distancing within our facility at all times.

During this difficult time, you may show your support by joining the "Hugs from Home" program where your message will be attached to a balloon in the chapel to remind the family of your love and support. Please go to www.milnerandorr.com to send a hug.


Published 12:00 AM, Thursday Jul. 02, 2020
Updated 03:17 PM, Thursday Jul. 02, 2020

Milner and Orr Funeral Homes

Milner and Orr Funeral Homes
120 Memorial Drive
Paducah, KY 42001

Phone:(270) 442-5100
Email: info@milnerandorr.com
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