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Florence Lovern Driggers

Florence Lovern Driggers, 90, resident of 810 Anderson St. widow of the Rev. H.L. Driggers passed away Tuesday July 7, 2009 at Self Regional Medical Center in Greenwood, SC.

Born in Commerce, Georgia she was a daughter of the late Bud and Belle Broome Lovern.

She was a retired textile employee with over 40 years of service at various textile plants. She was a member of Cherry Hill Church of God in Salem, SC. She will be remembered as a loving mother, sister and grandmother of her loving family and will be missed by her many friends.

Survivors include 1 son Gene Driggers and his wife Betty of Calhoun Falls, SC; 1 brother Ralph "Pete" Lovern and his wife Shirley of Orangeburg, SC; 7 grandchildren Michelle Cox and Angela Mobley of Calhoun Falls, SC, Sandy Purdy and Jody Driggers of Abbeville, SC, Molly Shaw, Phyllis Ball and JoAnn Etheridge of Elloree, SC; 14 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son Jimmy Driggers and a daughter Nancy Ray.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday July 9, 2009 at 4:00 PM in The Chandler Chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with the Rev.'s John Tyson and Marvin Lee and Mr. Bill Scott officiating. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. The family is at the home of her son Mr. & Mrs. Gene Driggers 810 Anderson St. Calhoun Falls, SC.

Mrs. Driggers is at The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Wednesday evening.

Pallbearers will be Mike Alewine, Mike Johnson, Jody Driggers, Doug McCall, DeWitt Strickland and Roger Purdy.

Memorials may be made to Calhoun Falls Church of God 810 Fairfield St. Calhoun Falls, SC 29628.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
6:00-8:00 PM


Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Thursday, July 9, 2009
4:00 PM


Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
2699 Highway 72
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

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We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help at this time.

Rick, Marilyn & Russell Parnell Jul 9 2009 12:00 AM

Brother and Sister Driggers were my pastors. They made a huge impact on my life. They both were precious and caring individuals. Our family and church will be in prayer for you and share in your sorrow. God bless you. Milton & Carolyn Stubblefield

Rev. Milton Stubblefield Jul 8 2009 12:00 AM

Gene and family, My heart goes out to each of you, no one can take the place of you mother.You will miss her dearly.I am praying the Lord will put his arms around you and comfort you.I have never known anyone as loving as Mrs. Driggers.Love you all, Carolyn

carolyn bowman gordon Jul 8 2009 12:00 AM

I grew up in the Newry Church of God with your Father being out Pastor. I will never forget your Father or Mrs. Driggers. They were loved by all here. Mrs. Driggers was a very special woman and friend to all. May God give you confort during this most difficult time.

Becky Goss McLane Jul 8 2009 12:00 AM