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Francis Driggers

September 3, 1926 — January 26, 2017

Francis Driggers

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Wallace, SC

Francis Walker Driggers, 90, died, Thursday, January 26, 2017. Born in Marlboro County he was the last surviving sibling of the late Berry Benjamin and Wilma Driggers. He was the widower of Alice Lightbody “Granny” Driggers. He was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church, serving on the Pastor-Parrish Relations Committee (Chairman) and as a Sunday School Teacher. He was a member of Woodman of the World and AM Vets. He was a US Army/National Guard Veteran. Mr. Driggers was retired from Crown, Cork and Seal. He enjoyed singing, fishing, gardening and coaching softball.

Surviving are his sons, Pastor, Donnie (Dianne) Driggers of Cheraw, SC, Doug (Jerry) Driggers of Wallace, SC, daughters, Christine Terry, Stacey (Bruce) Puette, Laura Driggers (Ralph Chavis) all of Wallace, SC, he cared deeply for his in-laws and treated them as his own children, ten grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, one great great grandchild and a special friend and caregiver, Mildred Ratliff of Chesterfield, SC. .

Preceded in death by his wife and parents listed above, also his siblings, Rufus Driggers, Edward Driggers, James Driggers, Ernest Driggers, Bill Driggers, Donald Driggers, Ethel Brigman, Elouise Alridge, Leora English, Helen Previtte and Louise Driggers.

The family will receive friends 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Kiser Funeral Home, Cheraw, SC.

A funeral service will be held 3:00 PM, Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Oak Grove United Methodist Church, Wallace, SC.

Burial with military honors will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials to: Oak Grove United Methodist Church, c/o Peggy Shaw, 3638 Marion Drive, Wallace, SC 29596.

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