Betty Driggers, 87

by | September 12, 2018 2:41 pm

   Funeral Services for Betty Driggers, 87, of Metter were held Thursday, September 6, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Cool Spring Baptist Church with Reverend Wade McBride officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. She passed away Monday, September 3, 2018, at Meadows Park Health and Rehabilitation following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Betty Driggers was born August 15, 1931, in Swainsboro to the late Charlie Homer Bell and Faye Short Bell. She was a lifelong resident of Candler county, and a secretary for Candler County Board of Education.  Mrs. Driggers loved her family, friends, and church. She was the oldest member of Cool Spring Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Driggers, and brother, Bobby Bell.

   Survivors include her daughter, Donna (Gene) Waters of Aline; brother, Homer Bell of Metter; sister, Joyce Rooks of Augusta; and a host of several nieces, nephews, and many friends. 

   Pallbearers were Ricky Prince, Scott Steele, Chris Storey, Ben Anderson, Clevie Goodman, and Jeremy Salter. Honorary pallbearers were Joe Paul Williams, Eddie Williams, Aaron Waters, and Austin Padgett.

   Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of the arrangements.

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