Wayne Michael Drayden
12/12/1952 - 07/18/2020
Obituary For Wayne Michael Drayden
Wayne Michael Drayden was born to the union of Earl M. Drayden and Idella Paul on the 12th day of December 1952 in Longview, Texas. His family moved to Morrow, Louisiana joining the Plymouth Rock Baptist Church, where he accepted Christ in his life at an early age.
In 1987 Wayne united in matrimony with Carolyn Robinson, to that union they were blessed with four children.
Wayne spent a number of years in Baton Rouge where he attended Southern University and A&M College. Later returning to Morrow where he was employed at Angola State Penitentiary, Avoyelles Correction Center, later moving to Pinecrest Support Service Center where he retired in 2018.
Wayne was considered quite a “character” making friends wherever he went!
Wayne was proceeded in death by his beloved mother Idella Paul Washington, father Earl M. Drayden, grandparents Joseph and Mary Paul and John and Lichie V. Drayden, stepfather Clarence Washington and grandson Xavier Orion Lewis.
On Saturday, July 18, 2020, Wayne heard the Lord’s call and went on to a peaceful rest in the Savior’s arms.
Wayne leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 33 years Carolyn, daughters La Shanna (Torrance) of Ville Platte, Louisiana and Rayvian of Hempstead, Texas, sons Kelley (Wynitra) of Cypress, Texas, and Kelshian of Ville Platte, Louisiana, his loving aunts Mary L. Brown of Simmesport, Louisiana, Patsy Drayden of Dallas, Texas, and Brenda Gibson of Arlington, Texas, two (2) grandsons, Noah and Zion, brothers Edwin (Eureka) Drayden of DeSoto, Texas and Reddex (Deloris) Washington, Sr. of Alexandria, Louisiana and a host of uncles, nephews, relatives and friends.
Morrow , LA
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