Amanda Ann Drake was born September 9, 1973 in Clinton, Missouri to David and Donna Drake of Deepwater, Missouri. After a lengthy battle with cancer, Amanda passed away in Deepwater on May 26, 2017. When she passed, as was often in her life, she was surrounded by family and friends.
She spent most of her school years in the Lakeland School District where she enjoyed playing in the band. She graduated from Osceola High School in 1992. Amanda loved fishing, being outdoors, traveling and spending time with family and friends. She was consistently outspoken and was never one to mince words, but was always there with a helping hand for anyone in need. Amanda dearly loved her children, other family and friends.
Amanda is survived by her daughter, Ashley Roberts (daughter Sydnee Gray) of Osceola, son Aaron Williams of Jefferson City, mother Donna Devine and father Robert Crowder of Deepwater, brother Damon Lesmeister (wife Anne, daughters Courtney and Mary) of Corvallis, Oregon, brother, Colten Crowder (wife Sandra) of Colombia and many aunts, uncles and cousins.