Funeral service for Mrs. Estella C. Drakeford, 78, of Camden will be held Saturday, August 17, 2013, 2:00 P.M. at Christian Fellowship Tabernacle with burial in the church cemetery. Viewing will be held Friday, 10:00 A.M. -7:00 P.M. with a Wake service at 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home and one hour prior to service at the church. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Born in Kershaw County, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Maebell Jones Champion. She was educated in the public schools of Kershaw County and Mather Academy in Camden. Mrs. Drakeford was a member of Christian Fellowship Tabernacle.
She leaves to cherish her memories are her husband, Deacon Johnie Drakeford; four children, Gwendolyn Moorer, Johnnie B. Drakeford, Jr., Clifford Drakeford(deceased) and Robin A. Parks; 7 grandchildren; brothers, Thomas (Carolyn) Champion and David (Patricia) Champion and sister, Verlie (Joseph) Cunningham and other relatives and friends.