Silent Key

Wake: Thursday, September 8, 2011, from 5 p.m.- - 7 p.m.
Harrison's Funeral Home, Inc. (Orange Mound)
2647 Carnes Avenue
Memphis, TN 38114



Funeral: Friday, September 9, 2011, at 11:00 a.m.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church
1656 Pendleton Street
Memphis, TN 38115


West TN Veterans Cemetery
4000 Forest Hill-Irene Road
Memphis, TN 38128

Fred Draper's home info

c/o Fred Draper, Jr.
1287 Semmes Street
Memphis, TN 38111


Fred Albert Draper, Sr.
Fred Albert Draper, Sr., 90, widower, passed away September 2, 2011, at Baptist Trinity Hospice
House.  Following a stellar career of 34 years of service, he retired from the U. S. Postal Service. He
was a founding member of the historic Corner Club, as well as the Ravens Amateur Radio Club
(Memphis Radio Relay Club) with the call WA4WZT. Fred was also a past president and life member
of OMIK Amateur Radio Association, Inc.  Preceded in death by his beloved spouse, Cleopatra Jones
Draper, he is survived by their four children: Jean Draper Gilliland, Jo Grante, (Fredericksburg, VA);
Fred A. Draper, Jr., and Omalisa Draper, (Atlanta, GA); six grandchildren, twelve great-
grandchildren, and one great- great grandchild.
Visitation will be Thursday, September 8 from 5-7 p.m. at Harrison’s Funeral Home. The funeral will
be Friday, September 9 at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 1656 Pendleton St. at Barron Ave.  
Interment will follow at West TN Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Forest Hill-Irene Road.  In lieu of
flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent to Baptist Trinity Hospice House, 1520 W. Poplar
Ave., Collierville, TN 38017.
Prepared by:
Grace Austin Meacham