John M. Draper 61, of Paris, died at 8:39 AM, Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at his home. A gathering of family and friends will be at the home of his son, Chris Mayfield, 2113 West Kaufman Street from 6:00-7:00 PM, Saturday, July 25, 2020. Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of cremation arrangements.
John was born December 30, 1958 in Paris to John E. and Margaret Zoe Weaver Draper. He was retired from the Sara Lee Corporation.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Joy Mayfield Draper; four children, Christopher Mayfield, Johnathen Mayfield, Angerina Draper, and Jason Draper; four grandchildren, Kaylee Draper, Seth Mayfield, Chloe Mayfield, and Raylina Fugate; and siblings, Donna and Trey Klonower, Gloria and Jimmy Fox, Peggy and Lawrence Ray Coward, Priscilla Thompson, and Zoelinda Farley. He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family would like to thank Cypress Hospice, TMC, and Hesham M. Elgouhari MD for their kindness and care during John’s last days.