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Effie Lou (Marion) Draughn

December 27, 1937 — May 24, 2024

Mount Airy, North Carolina

Mrs. Effie Lou Marion Draughn, age 87 of Mount Airy passed away on Friday evening, May 24, 2024, at Village Care of King surrounded by her loving family.  Mrs. Draughn was born on December 27, 1937, in Surry County to the late Nathaniel and Euna Belle Marion Marion.  Effie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.  She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.   Surviving is her husband of 48 years, Jimmy Nathan Draughn; daughter and son-in-law, Julia “Jill” Draughn Fansler and husband, John; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff Draughn and wife Mary; five grandchildren; two sisters and brother-in-law, Nellie Marion Thomas and husband, Terry, Ruth Marion McHone; and brother and sister-in-law, Charles Marion and wife Donna; along with several nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Draughn was preceded in death by two infant  sons, Randall and Rex Watson; two sisters, Geneva “Pete” Marion Rachels, Edythe Marion Draughn; an infant brother, Russell G. Marion; and brothers-in-law, Bobby Draughn, and Buddy McHone.  A graveside service will be held on Monday, May 27, 2024, at 11:00 AM at Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Mr. Rudy Draughn officiating.  No formal visitation will be held.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 1022, Mount Airy, North Carolina 27030-1022.  Moody Funeral Services in Mount Airy has been entrusted with the arrangements. 



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Graveside Service

Monday, May 27, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

278 Piney Grove Road, Mount Airy, NC 27030

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Monday, May 27, 2024

12:00 - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

278 Piney Grove Road, Mount Airy, NC 27030

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