2013-09-19 / Obituaries


Ella Kling Driskell, 85, of Jackson died Aug. 6, 2013 in Mobile.

She was born Oct. 17, 1927. She was a homemaker caring for her loving family.

Survivors include two daughters, Dr. Joy D. (Dr. Eric) Baklanoff, Tuscaloosa, Jan D. (Frankie) Lanier, East Brewton; one granddaughter, Ana-Maria Baklanoff, Tuscaloosa; one step-grandson, Nick Baklanoff, San Francisco, CA.; one step-granddaughter, Tanya (Mitch Kief) Baklanoff, Seattle, WA; many nephews, nieces, great-nephews, great-nieces and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Roy Watson Driskell; two brothers, Quincy (Elizabeth) Kinman, Bob (Irma Lee) Kinman; four sisters, Eddie Dee Kinman, Marie (Shug) Simkins, Audrey (Woodrow) Lloyd, Mildred (Leonard) Smith, Irma (Johnny) Williams.

A graveside service was Aug. 10 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Jackson.

An online guestbook may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.

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