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Myrtle Elizabeth Davis Draper, 95, of Roanoke Rapids, NC passed away on Monday, July 5, 2021.

She was born in Emporia, Virginia on September 21, 1925 to the late Hilliary and Ophelia Gardner Davis and was preceded in death by her husband, William Thomas Draper; her brothers, Charles Davis and Johnny Davis and her sisters, Verdell Bryan and Hilda Jenkins.


Myrtle is survived by her son, Ritchie Draper and his wife, Jan; her granddaughters Judith McKnight and her husband, Matthew and Kelsey Draper; her great-grandchild Taylor McKnight; her brother Kelly Davis and his wife, Reba and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 2pm with Rev. Darrel Davis officiating at Galatia Baptist Church in Seaboard, North Carolina

Interment will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 10, 2021 from 1pm until service time at the church.

Online condolences may be made to www.askewfs.com