, Port Arthur, Texas

January 18, 2013

Edwina Fant Ayo Driggers

The Port Arthur News

PORT ARTHUR —    Edwina Fant Ayo Driggers, 77, of Port Arthur, died Thursday, January 17, 2013, at her home.  She was born on January 5, 1936, to Uldene Hankins Fant and Mayon Watson Fant, in Beaumont.  She retired from Walmart and was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Nederland.  Ms. Driggers enjoyed work, crocheting, and playing on her computer. Most of all she loved her grandchildren.

   She is survived by her daughters, Deveda Puckett of Kerrville; Rhonda Mathew and her husband, Calvin, of Port Arthur; and Melissa Ray and her husband, Walt, Jr., of Nederland; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother; three sisters; two brothers-in-law; and many nieces and nephews.

   A gathering of Ms. Driggers’ family and friends will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 19, 2013, with her funeral service at 1:00 p.m., at Broussard’s, 505 12th Street, Nederland. Her interment will follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.

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