Allen Driskill

Funeral services for Allen Driskill, age 74, of Early, will be held at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Coggin Avenue Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Zephyr Cemetery under the direction of Heartland Funeral & Cremation Service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6:00 until 8:00.

Allen passed from this life on Friday, September 25, 2020, in a Temple hospital.

Albert Allen Driskill was born on July 13, 1946 in Brownwood to Jennie Mae (Bean) and Wilson Allen “Jack” Driskill. He lived in Mullin before moving to Early in 1954. Allen graduated from Early High School in 1964. He attended Tarleton State University and later joined the US Army in 1966 and served his country for the next two years. He met and married the love of his life Sandra Fitzgerald on October 26, 1968 in Brownwood. Allen and Sandra would have celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary this October.

Allen owned and operated TXIW for over forty years. He was a member of Coggin Avenue Baptist Church.

Allen is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sandra Driskill of Early; three children, Shauna Gray and husband Jason of Highland Park, Kolby Driskill and wife Jessica of Brownwood and Quade Driskill and wife Emily of Brownwood; ten grandchildren, Luke, Grant and Riggs Gray, all of Highland Park, Aiden, Bailey, Lexi and Ace Driskill, all of Brownwood, and Samara, Jaxden and Savannah Driskill, all of Brownwood; a sister, Jeanneene Johnson and husband Bob of Early; two brothers-in-law, Ken Fitzgerald and wife Gayle of Bangs and Carroll Fitzgerald and wife Colleen of Waco.

Allen was preceded in death by his parents.

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Published on September 26, 2020