Mary Pearl Brake, 80, of Duncan, Oklahoma passed away peacefully Thursday morning, March 15, 2018 at Duncan Regional Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, March 20, at Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with Rev Bill Boles officiating and assisted by Rev. Eric Naha. Interment will follow at Duncan Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
Mary Pearl Brake was born on February 7th, 1938 in Drew, Mississippi to Jesse Boyer and Mary Pauline (Cooksey) Boyer. Mary attended school in Drew, Mississippi and graduated from Drew High School in 1956. She married Bobby Brake on December 18, 1959 in Duncan, Oklahoma and she worked several years in the Duncan Public School system as a teacher’s assistant and worked many years as a Mary Kay consultant.
Mary enjoyed singing, music, painting, quilting, gardening and being with her family. She adored and loved her kids, grandchildren and her one great grandchild.
She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Bobby Brake of the home; her children, Larry Brake and his wife Jennifer Brake, of Brunswick, Georgia; Perry Brake and his wife Sondra Brake of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Sonya Hill and her husband David Hill of Duncan, Oklahoma; eleven grandchildren, Andre Brake, Isaac Brake, Marianne Smith, Emily Brake, Thomas Brake, Dustin Mettler, Dylan Mettler, Taylor Mettler, Tyler Hill and his wife Audreyanna Hill , Cody Hill and Ashlynn Hill and her great grandchildren, Merrick Pearl Mettler, Peyden Marie Hill, Rylee Sue Hill, Jayci Lynn Hill and Jamey Tyler Hill; her brothers Jess "Bo" Boyer and his wife Carolyn Boyer, Gwin Boyer and his wife Vickie Boyer; her sisters Melba Amerson and husband Thurman, Geraldine Peeples, Hattie Brown and husband Robert and Wanda Boyer. Mary is preceded by her parents, sister, Ophelia "Candy" Mash and one brother, Charlie Boyer.
Pallbearers will be; Andre Brake, Dustin Mettler, Dylan Mettler, Michael Ivey, Paul Boyer, and Johnny Boyer. Honorary pallbearers will be Todd Boyer, Isaac Brake, Ryan Smith and Thomas Brake.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.granthamfuneralhomes.com