Glenda Draper, age 70, resident of Phenix City, Alabama, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, December 3, 2020. Graveside services are scheduled at Lakeview Memory Gardens on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 2 p.m. with Reverend Danny Courtney officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Mrs. Draper, granddaughter of the late Ms. Doris Jackson, was born March 3, 1950 in New York City, NY. She was a homemaker and Assembly of God by faith. Mrs. Draper was a God fearing woman living a simple life, with a heart for others. She enjoyed giving to those who needed help. Mrs. Draper always found time to care for animals, particularly cats, of which she had a special affection. She spent quality time outdoors, admiring the wonderful sights God has created while sitting in her swing. Most of all, she looked forward to seeing her grandchildren coming by to see her. The husband remembers her as the best woman he has ever known.
Besides her Grandmother, she was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Burger. Mrs. Draper is survived by her husband of over 25 years, Robert “Bobby” Draper of Phenix City; daughter, Kelly Tracy of Phenix City; two sons, Tony Tracy and Glen Roslyn Tracy, also of Phenix City; two step-sons, Robert David Draper of Columbus, Georgia and Ricky Elgin Draper of Griffin, Georgia; 9 grandchildren: Ashley Tracy, Whitney Tracy, Tammy Tracy, BrittneyTracy, Chasity Lynn Stewart, Renzie Stewart, Crystal Stewart, Donald Collins, and Jessica McCarthar; 12 Great grandchildren: Tyler Bullock, Lane Bullock, Erica Bullock, Austin Gurthie, Dawson Carson Raelyn Muawski, Jaxon Muawski, Markayla Powell, Marlissa Powell, Marlaya Powell, Evelyn, Brennon, and Chloe Gallops. And many other relatives and friends.