Dateline: June 16, 2005
services for James William “Jake” Driskill, age 91, were held at 10:00
a.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2005, in the First Baptist Church in Claude
with Rev. Delbert Serratt of Amarillo and Rev. Jess Little, Pastor,
officiating. Burial was held in Claude Cemetery under the direction of
Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.
Mr. Driskill died
Saturday, June 11, 2005, in Anson. He
was born February 17, 1914, in Howe, Texas, and was an Armstrong County
resident since 1947. He
married Myrtice Elyda Anderson on August 9, 1941, at Claude.
He was a US Army Veteran of World War II.
He had been a farmer for most of his life and also was a heavy
equipment operator for Armstrong County for several years before his
retirement. He was a member
of the First Baptist Church and served as a Sunday School teacher for
several years and had been a Deacon for more than 30 years.
preceded in death by his parents, John and Ruby Gentry Driskill; his wife,
on February 20, 1984; and by three sisters and two brothers.
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