Miss Mary Katherine Driver, age 85 of Summerville, Georgia passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at the Floyd Medical Center.

Miss Driver was born in Alcoa, Tennessee on December 23, 1935, daughter of the late John Driver and Mary Lou Stiles Driver.  She was employed with Verizon for over 37 years and was of the Baptist Faith.  Miss Driver was an avid gardener and had been a member of several garden clubs.  Following her retirement, she volunteered her time working in green houses and working with the Lookout Mountain Animal Resources, where she helped find permanent homes for shelter animals.  In addition to her parents, Miss Driver was preceded in death by a brother, John E. Driver.

Miss Driver is survived by a sister, Josephine Baker; Nieces and Nephews, David and Amanda Driver, Daniel and Danita Driver, Jeanne and Ed Flener, Donna Lee and Mario Fernandes, and Charles Pledger; special nephew, Clark Nicklow; life-long friend, Carolyn Nicklow; special friend and caregiver, Mary Stegall; a number of great nieces and great nephews; and last but certainly not least, her fur babies, Bellah, Hanna and Ellie Mae.

Funeral Services for Miss Driver will be held Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 4:00 P.M. in the Petitt Chapel of the Coffman Funeral Home with Rev. Ed Flener and Rev. Daniel Driver officiating. Interment will be in the Garrett County Memorial Gardens in Oakland, Maryland.

Miss Driver will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Tuesday afternoon from 3:00 P.M. until the funeral hour.

The family respectfully asks that no flowers be sent, however those desiring may make memorial contributions to your local animal shelter or to a charity of your choice in honor of Miss Driver.

The family of Miss Driver, and the staff of Coffman Funeral Home, reminds anyone that plans to attend the services, to please follow the CDC recommendations as it pertains to social distancing and social gatherings. Facemasks are not required, but are recommended.

Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel, in conjunction with Newman Funeral Home in Oakland, Maryland,  is honored to be serving the family of Miss Mary Katherine Driver.  Please visit www.coffmanfh.net to sign our online guestbook and to post condolences.