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Saturday May 23rd, 2020
2:00pm - 6:00pm

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Sunday May 24th, 2020

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Michael Ray Draper

Michael Ray Draper, age 70, of Lafayette, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 21, 2020 at his residence.  Funeral Services for Mr. Michael Draper will be conducted on Sunday, May 24th at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Lafayette with Elder Dean Sircy officiating.  Interment will follow in the Anderson & Son Memorial Park with Military Honors.

Visitation with the Family will begin on Saturday afternoon, May 23rd from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. and on Sunday there will be no visitation prior to the service at 2 p.m.

During the Saturday visitation, the family has requested only 10 people allowed in at a time to visit with the family, and please wear a mask due to his mother, Ms. Mazell’s health condition.

He is survived by:

Mother:  Mazell Bohanan Draper

Sisters:  Judy and husband Kevin Driver

Karen and husband Mike Warner

Niece:  Kimberly Oldham, all of Lafayette

Nephews:  Kristifer and wife Rebecca Dillehay, of Murfreesboro

Jim and wife Daphne Warner, of Hattiesburg, MS

Matthew Warner, of Lafayette

2 Great Nephews

2 Great Nieces

1 Great-Great Niece

2 Great-Great Nephews

Please honor the family’s request that due to COVID-19/Coronavirus and based on CDC Guidelines that you refrain from contact such as hugging and any handshakes while visiting with the family.  During this time the CDC does not allow the funeral home to accept any food on the family’s behalf.  Thank you for helping us to keep everyone safe during by honoring these requests and guidelines.

Arrangements entrusted to Anderson & Son Funeral Home, Lafayette, Directors, 615-666-4011


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Michael was in my graduating class at MCHS, and we were in band together. He was a kind and friendly guy, and I will never forget him. His dad and mine worked together at North Central for many years and were good friends. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

Brenda Merryman Bryant May 25 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Draper

Carol H. Draper May 23 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. I hope him and Dad, ( Earl Pord ) will meet in heaven and share some water. We love yall and will be praying for you. Mazell has always had a special place in my heart.

Doug and Pat Rich May 23 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Our love and prayers.

Rebecca McDonald Vanderpool and Bobpool May 23 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Michael Draper

Steve & Janice Turner May 22 2020 12:00 AM