Maurice Drew

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Maurice Pongee Drew was born on March 8, 1957 to Warwick and Ruby Drew. Maurice graduated from Linden McKinley High School. After graduation he enlisted in the United Sates Army and proudly served domestically and abroad.

Maurice was preceded in death by his mother, Ruby Elvira Drew.

He is survived by his father, Warwick Pongee Drew Sr.; sisters: Lois (Clarence) Glover, Marilyn (James) Talley, Joyce (Terry) Townes; brothers: Billy Drew and Warwick Drew, Jr.; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Maurice was a private and soft spoken man who loved listening to music. He taught himself to play a guitar with his right hand even though he was left-handed.

Maurice was a hard worker with an impeccable work ethic. He got what he wanted and needed the old fashion way, he worked for it.


Visitation 11:00am and Memorial Service 12:00pm Wednesday August 24, 2016 at Marlan Gary Funeral Home 2500 Cleveland Ave. Pastor Mitchell Ellison Officiating.

Condolence Messages

  1. My heart goes out to the Drew Family during this time of bereavement. All of us must pass this way on our life’s journey. But remember God Loves and cares for all who received this most precious gift of Life. My Prayer and hope for our family is that we put our trust in Jesus the Christ who has prepared a place for us in eternity a Glorious place where the wicked shall cease form troubling and the weary will be at rest.
    Humbly Submitted,
    Pastor Anthony Bonds
    Haven of Rest & New Design
    United Pentecostal Church
    Bedford & Rocky Mt. Va.

  2. Herb Guyer-Sharfenaker USMC

    God Bless and Thank YOU, Maurice for your service in The United States Army…… RIP…. And Semper Fi.

  3. Sherrie Williams/Spencer Family

    To the entire Drew family, you are in my thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. I am so sorry to about the passing of Maurice.

  4. To the family of Maurice, you have my deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one. Death is one of the most difficult situations to face. May you find comfort in God and family at this difficult time.

  5. To Marilyn and the rest of the Drew family. Please accept my condolences in the loss of Maurice. May God grant you peace in this time of bereavement.

    Cathy Thompson (Collins)

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