James E. Drane Jr.

Born on March 15, 1946

VICTORIA - James E. Drane, Jr., 67, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. He was born in Goliad County on March 15, 1946 to the late Lois May Lott.
James was a mechanic who truly enjoyed life and family even when times were not at their best. He was a Baptist who served very proudly in the U.S. Army in Vietnam.
Survivors include wife, Doris Little Drane of Victoria; daughters, Bronwyn Avery of Victoria, Nikki Robinson of College Station; sisters, Marjorie Shaw of Refugio, Beatrice Kay of Victoria; brothers, Chad Shaw of Victoria, Bryon Shaw of San Antonio, Arthur Lott of Seattle WA., Amos Hosey of Kenedy; grandchildren, Thomas Robinson and Jodi Robinson and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Samuel and Bobby Shaw.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 15, 2013 from 4-6 pm at Grace Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 10:00 am at New Mount Pleasant Berean Church, 3901 Callis Street, Victoria with Reverend Ronnie Shephard officiating. Burial will be at 2:00 pm on Monday, September 16, 2013 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio with full military honors.
Pallbearers will be Josh Shaw, Bobby Shaw, Jr., W.D. Wilson, Leslie Littles II, Leslie Little III, Otis Bell, Victor Roberson, Sr., Jamal Littles and Jeramell Hill Sr.
Arrangements under the care of Grace Funeral Home, Victoria.



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