Kathleen N. Driskill

Published 5:00 am Monday, September 10, 2007

Kathleen N. Driskill, 94, of Brookhaven, died of heart failureSept. 6, 2007.

Services were 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at Brookhaven FuneralHome. Visitation was Sept. 7 from 12 until 2 p.m, with burial inForest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk, Va., at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept.9.

Mrs. Driskill was a native of Lincoln County. She was a daughterof Mrs. Ruth and Mr. Elias Newton. She was the widow of Mr. LestleyW. Driskill, of Norfolk. She lived 54 years in Norfolk.

Mrs. Driskill taught school six years in Lincoln County and 22years in the Norfolk city schools. She graduated from BrookhavenHigh School and Whitworth College in Brookhaven. She received herbachelor’s degree from William and Mary College of Virginia.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Brookhaven.

Survivors include her brothers, Roscoe Newton and Sherman L.Newton; her sisters, Nora West and Ella Sandidge, all ofBrookhaven; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces andgreat-nephews.

She was in preceded in death by her parents; her husband; herbrothers, Richard E. Newton Jr., Robert Higdon Newton, and MarshalG. Newton; and her sisters, Elsie Bowman and Annie Ruth Newton.