Teresa Mae (Gillum) Drake, age 45, of Jackson, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 10:28 a.m., at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. She was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on May 20, 1973 to Grover Sr. and Ella (Cantor) Gillum, who survive.

In addition to her parents, Teresa is also survived by her son, Bradley S. Gillum; daughters: Hope, Sarah and Faith; her brothers: Grover Gillum Jr., Dean Gillum, and James Gillum (Tangy Acord); and sisters: Mahalia (Dexter) Hughes, Marsha Gillum (Gary Tindall) and Jennifer Gillum. Also surviving are her “significant other” Gregory Hill, Sr., many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews, and her estranged husband, Anthony Drake.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Timothy Gillum.

She attended Jackson High School and Buckeye Hills Career Center. Her favorite colors were pink, purple, black and blue.

Teresa loved many people and things. Some of her favorites were photography, gambling, cats, playing corn-hole, swimming, shopping, she loved visiting people and her favorite flowers were daisies. Most of all she loved spoiling her son and spending time with her family.

Per request of the family, no services will be held. A celebration of life may be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home, 135 Broadway Street, Jackson, Ohio 45640 to help with funeral expenses.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home and Southern Ohio Cremation Services in Jackson. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.mayhew-brownfuneralhome.com.