John E. Driskell, 76, of rural Marshall, died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at First Baptist Church in Marshall. Visitation will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born April 6, 1933, in Saline County, he was son of the late John Driskell and Anna Eaheart Driskell. On June 14, 1956, he married Janis Admire, who survives of the home. He had lived in Saline County his entire life and was a farmer and cattleman. He had served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Marshall, where he served as a deacon and a member of New Haven Sunday school class. He was a former member of Union Baptist Church, where he had served as a deacon and Sunday school superintendent.
Additional survivors include one daughter, Joyce Fox and her husband, Larry, of rural Brunswick; one son, Clark Driskell and his wife, Mary Lou, of rural Marshall; four grandchildren, Michael Broyles, John Case, Grant Driskell and Tyler Driskell; two great-grandchildren, Korbyn Broyles and Amrea Broyles; four sisters, Elsie Heuman of rural Gilliam, Willie Ann Dautenhahn of Marshall, Betty Hains of Malta Bend and Frances Black of rural Marshall; and several nieces and nephews.
Additional information provided per family recompense.