Martha M. Draves Saturday, December 11, 1943 - Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Martha M. Draves, 73, of the Absolut Care Facility in Salamanca, NY formerly of Randolph, NY died Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Buffalo General Hospital. She was born December 11, 1943 in Randolph, NY the daughter of Ernest E. and Edna Belle Keyes Maynard. Martha graduated from Randolph Central School in 1963. She was a volunteer worker for Community Action, and active member of the Grace Episcopal Church in Randolph holding church office in the Vestry and she enjoyed sending out greeting cards for occasions to the parishioners. She is survived by a Son, Dennis (Tammy) Draves of Randolph; three Brothers, Edwin Maynard of Arkadelphia, AR, George Maynard of Gerry, NY, and Thomas Maynard of South Dayton, NY; two Sisters, Ione Pope of Clarence, NY and Darline Stockton of Bloomsfield, MO; several Nieces and Nephews including Yvonne (Roger) Carlson of Randolph, NY; two Grandsons, Jonathan (Theresa) Draves of Portland, NY, Joshua Draves of Harford, PA. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, John W. Draves whom she married on October 6, 1963 and died on February 13, 1988, a brother, Howard Maynard; three sisters, Geraldine Morris, Ernestine Bentham and Wanda Hewitt. Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Grace Episcopal Church in Randolph with the Rev. Thomas Broad, Rector of the church will officiate. Burial will be in the Randolph Cemetery. To leave a condolence log onto:, memorials can be made to the John Draves Memorial Fund at the Grace Episcopal Church in Randolph.

Sorry to hear about Martha passing away, she was a good friend.

Thank-You dear, You were her BFF!

I am very sorry to hear that Martha has passed away.  I am thinking of you all and hope you are comforted by knowing how much she was liked and so highly thought of by so many people.  


Dennis and Tammy  - I was sorry to hear about your mom - prayers and thoughts for you - anything we can do for you please let us know


Dennis, Tammy and family,

I'm sorry to hear about Martha's passing. I remember her from when I was a little girl and we rode on the same school bus. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Deborah (Smith) Everts





Dennis, Tammy, Jonathan & Josh, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Martha was such a sweet woman who loved you all so deeply. May you find comfort in knowing how much she was loved by other too. Hugs to you all.

Thank-You Dear.

I looked forward to seeing Martha monthly when our church did a worship service at Absolut. Her smile and her love of God both shined through. She enjoyed singing the hymns of the faith. May God bless this family with comfort and peace. Mike Trenchard, Interim Pastor United Congregational Methodist Church, Salamanca.