|Birth: ||Aug. 7, 1921|
|Death: ||Jun. 21, 2011|
Red River Parish
Funeral services for Mr. Oneld Walter Driggers, 89, of Coushatta, LA will be held Friday, June 24, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home Chapel in Coushatta, LA with Bro. Tom Smith and Bro. Mike McGrath officiating. Burial will follow in Old Saline Cemetery in Saline, LA. Visitation will be at Rockett-Nettles Funeral Home on Thursday, June 23, 2011 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Mr. Driggers was born August 7, 1921 in Saline, LA and went to be with The Lord on June 21, 2011 while at The Terrace in Shreveport, LA after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He was a Veteran of WWII serving in the United States Air Force. Mr. Driggers was a barber in Coushatta, LA for over 55 years. He was a people person that never met a stranger. He loved his customers and cherished his friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Ethel Driggers; and two brothers, Chester and Bernard Driggers.
Left to cherish his memory: wife of 65 years, Dorothy Hathorn Driggers of Coushatta, LA; and a son, Danny Wayne Driggers and his wife, Janise of Keithville, LA; grandchildren, Brandy Hoell and her husband, Jerry of Charlottesville, VA and Kristy Carroway of Shreveport, LA; great grandchildren, Ashley, Haley, and Aiden Hoell all of Charlottesville, VA; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be David Adams, Harry Ray Hathorn, Kenneth Hathorn, Buddy Driggers, Tim Norman, and Henry Hester. Honorary pallbearers will be Maurice Thrasher, Leon Southern, and Johnny Ray Norman.
The family would like to thank Bro. Tom Smith and the entire congregation of Open Door Fellowship; and neighbors, Jan and Jerry Cooper and Mary Boggs.
Old Saline Baptist Church Cemetery
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Record added: Jun 23, 2011
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