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Claudia Mae Droke

Claudia Mae (Beard) Droke, 72 of Taylorville passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. She was born on November 3, 1946 in Taylorville, IL the daughter of Floyd “Huck” and Arlena (Heiple) Beard. She married Harvey Droke and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by her Children: Floyd (Pamela) Meacham, Brenda Meacham-Travis, Connie (Jay) McEvers, Teresa Vaughn, Barbara (Kristy) Droke, Harvey (Bobbi) Droke, Steve (Bonnie) Droke, Judy Droke and Jerry (Freda) Smith; Grandchildren: Zachary, Stephanie, Derek, Angela, Harvey, Jessica, Toby, Adam, Claudia, Cristina, Tiffany, Justin, David, Michael, Austin, Carter, Traci, Payton and Christopher; Thirty seven Great-Grandchildren and several Great-Great-Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, life partner Donald “Duck” Meacham, Granddaughter: Sierra Droke, Grandson: Raymond Meacham, brothers: Raymond and Frank Beard and several Aunts and Uncles.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral service will follow the visitation starting at 6:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home with Rev. Russell Beard officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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A candle was lit in memory of Claudia Droke

Taensha Sep 27 2019 12:00 AM

thank u gage

tanesha Sep 3 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Claudia Droke

tanesha Sep 3 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Claudia Droke

Traci Droke Jun 26 2019 12:00 AM

I love you Grandma I'll miss you till I'll see you again I hope your smiling down on us finally you get to r.i.p yours truly David droke

David droke Jun 20 2019 12:00 AM

I'm gonna miss you. I always got my sweet little reminders of how much you loved me. RIP. I know you are singing and dancing with angels. Love you bunches.

Peggy Davis Jun 19 2019 12:00 AM

You will be missed Claudia. I so appreciate the time I got to spend with you and Dad. You are in our hearts. We love you.

Steve Droke Jun 19 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Claudia Droke

Gage Price Jun 19 2019 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for your family's loss. RIP momma.

Lori Caplinger Jun 19 2019 12:00 AM

I miss you dearly Claudia. I looked at you as a grandmother. I will never forget the good times and laughs we had together. You and Papa are reunited. Love you to pieces.

-Miranda Wirick

Miranda Wirick Jun 18 2019 12:00 AM

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