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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 9, 2018
Walter Carroll Drake of Cookeville died on Aug. 1 at the age of 89. Drake received his law degree from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1957. He practiced law for several years in Jackson before being named a U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee. He was elected as City Judge in Jackson, and served for 17 years. In 1996, he moved back home to Cookeville and practiced law alongside his daughter until his retirement in 2003. Memorial contributions may be made to Happy Haven Children's Home, 2311 Wakefield Drive, Cookeville, 38501, or West Tennessee Children's Home, 170 Frank Lathem Rd, Pinson, 38366.