Blair Drake

September 8, 2023
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Blair Jean (Clifton) Drake was born and raised in Norfolk and lived in the Tidewater area her entire life.  She had many occupations in diverse settings, including LifeTouch Studios, Colonna Shipyard, Wendys, Arbys, Hardees, and many other places.  She loved God and people.  She enjoyed doing for others and serving them was her life’s work.  

She leaves to cherish her memory, her two sons, Gregory (Kisha) and Brandon; her granddaughter, Madison; two bonus granddaughters, Macaiya and Bree; her sisters, Betsy (Tai) Ayankoya and Deborah Warren;  two brothers, James Edward Clifton (Claudette) and Marvin; nieces, Yinka and Tandra Ayankoya; nephews, Ayodeji and Elijah Ayankoya.  She is the daughter of Roberta Clifton (deceased 2008) and the wife of Leon Drake Jr. (deceased 2015).  She was loyal to her family and friends.

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September 17, 2023

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Keith Matthews Funeral Home
5665 E. Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23502

Funeral Service
September 18, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Paul Church of God In Christ
1615 Issac St.
Norfolk, VA 23523


Riverside Cemetery
1000 E. Indian River Rd.
Norfolk, Virginia 23523


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