FORT WAYNE — Cleosia Draughn, 68, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2013. She was a lifelong resident of Fort Wayne and a 1962 graduate of Central High School. She was also a graduate of Stovall's House of Beauty.
She was a longtime member of Union Baptist Church.
Cleosia was formerly employed by Magnavox, Hunter's, the Wayne Township Trustee's Office and the State of Indiana, where she retired after 19 years of service.
She is survived by her daughter, Veda Morris (Joseph) May; sister Mary L. Curry; godchildren, Victor Pierce, Evan Cleveland and Sha'Cori Smith; along with a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Zella Howell.
A memorial service celebrating Cleosia's life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Union Baptist Church, 2200 Smith St., Fort Wayne, Ind.
Arrangements were entrusted to Ellis Funeral Home, Fort Wayne, and L.C. May Funeral Services, Anderson.