Patricia Ann Cooper Driver, 77, passed away, Friday, December 20, 2013 surrounded by her family.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 21, at Alexander’s Midway Funeral Home, Springtown. Visitation was Friday at the funeral home. Graveside Committal was Saturday at Laurel Land, Fort Worth.
Pat was born on August 13, 1936 and raised in Fort Worth. She graduated from Polytechnic High School. She recently lost the love of her life, John Driver who passed away in September. They were married almost 50 years. Pat was a loving wife who cared tirelessly for her husband and her family. John always said “I would not have lived 95 years if it were not for her love and care”. They met at a dance and spent most of their lives dancing in each other’s arms. They retired to Springtown and for the last 39 years were together day and night just enjoying life and each other. Pat was a beautiful woman inside and out. She has a generous heart and was loved by many friends. She loved the holidays, and their favorite was Christmas. Pat and John will not spend Christmas apart; this is truly a never ending love story.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John H. Driver Sr., parents, Opal and Henry Cooper, Sr. and brother Henry Cooper Jr..
Survivors include; siblings, Gary Cooper and Sandra Tilley of Fort Worth; children, John H. Driver Jr. of Fort Worth, Gary Driver and wife, Shada of Nashville, AR., David Ginn, Cindy Shannon and husband, Bob of Weatherford; grandchildren, John H. Driver III of Perrin, Stacie Driver, Russell Driver, Heather Scruggs, Elizabeth Scruggs all of Weatherford, Justin Ginn of Park City, UT. and many great-grandchildren and most of all many friends.
The Azle News,
Jan. 1, 2014 Edition