Thomasville Times Enterprise

January 2, 2013

Rev. Ken Driggers



Services for Rev. Ken Driggers will be held at 9 a.m. on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Elam Community Baptist Church.  Rev. Roy Little and Rev. Larry Harris will officiate services with interment to follow at Elam Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be Johnny Johnson, Rich Jackson, Tommy Johnson, Don Holley, Jason Hylton, Mike Suggs, Vince Snow Steve Jacobs and Roger Denham.  Honorary pallbearers will be Earl Peters, Jack McCullers, Ramsey Renfroe and Carlton Hart.  Rev. Driggers was born on July 15, 1949 in Colquitt to the later W. S. Driggers (Scottie) and Grace Widner.  He was a graduate of Miller County High School, Free Will Baptist College and Gulf Coast Seminary.  Rev. Driggers was the Pastor of Elam Community Baptist Church and retired as a Market Manager for Publix Supermarkets.  On March 29, 1997 Rev. Driggers wed Mrs. Janice M. Driggers in Pavo and their union continued until the time of his passing.  Rev. Driggers departed this life on December 31, 2012 at his home in Pavo.  Survivors to cherish his memory include his wife Janice M. Driggers of Pavo; son Brian Mark Driggers of Donalsonville; daughter and son-in-law Danielle Driggers Alday (Rev. Slade Alday) of Donalsonville; son and daughter-in-law Joseph Chad Driggers (Jamie) of Foley, AL; grandsons Andrew Driggers of Rehobeth, AL and Zeb Driggers of Bonifay, FL; granddaughter Leah Pipkin of Foley, AL; stepson and wife Jamie Finch (Ashley) of Thomasville; grandson Whitt Finch of Thomasville; granddaughters Amelia Finch and Adeline Finch both of Thomasville; brother and sister-in-law Troy and Sara Long of Bainbridge.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters Gail Spooner and Virginia Warren and a brother Leroy Driggers.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Elam Community Baptist Church.  Sign the Register book online at — Whiddon-Shiver Funeral Home