Nellie B. Driggs Crane

April 17, 2018

Nellie B. Driggs Crane, 85, of Frankfort, died April 17, 2018 at St. Elizabeth East, Lafayette, Ind.  Born August 5, 1932 in Nabb, Indiana, to Lee Olin & Mary Elizabeth (Williams) Norris. She was married to Harold Marshall in December 1948 and they were married for 21 years.  She then married Jack Kelvin Driggs on December 19, 1971 and he preceded her in death on May 18, 1980.  She married Richard Ashley Crane on December 24, 1987 and he preceded her in death on March 30, 2001.

Nellie was a graduate of Saluda High School in Chelsea, Indiana.  She had previously lived in Tippecanoe county before moving to Clinton County in 1973.  She worked for Duncan Electric and was a nurse’s aide at the Clinton County Hospital, retiring in 1997.  She was a member of the Michigantown Christian Church, a former member of the American Legion, Moose Lodge, VFW, and Eagles Lodge.  She enjoyed making jewelry and loved animals.

Memorial donations may be made in Nellie’s honor to the American Lung Association, with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Visitation and Services

Friends may visit 4-7 p.m. on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 South Main Street, Frankfort.  A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery.

Survived by:

Surviving family includes her 6 Sons:  George Lee (Diane) Marshall of Delphi, IN, Jerry Dale (Betty) Marshall of Reynolds, IN, Roger Harold (Janet) Marshall of Lafayette, IN, Richard Lee (Marlene) Marshall of Wingate, IN, Anthony Darwin (Gloria) Marshall of Helotes, TX, and Robert Wayne Driggs of Lafayette, IN;  3 Daughters:  Connie Sue (Edward) Johnson of Lebanon, IN, Julia Lynn (Tyrel) Driggs-East of Frankfort, IN, and Janet Lynn Driggs of Fickle, IN;  2 Sisters:  Daisey Noryse of Scottsburg, IN and Geneva (Jim) Brison of Tamarac, FL;  35 Grandchildren; 67 Great Grandchildren; 6 Great Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by a daughter:  Donna Sue LaGoy, 3 sisters: Esther Perkins, Dorothy Chapman, and Kathleen Basham, 1 grandchild, and 7 great grandchildren.


Leave your Condolences

3 Condolences for “Nellie B. Driggs Crane”

  1. Joanne Gipson April 19, 2018 at 5:11 pm

    So very sorry for the loss of your Mom! She sure had a big family!! Prayers for comfort to all of you.

  2. Amber Van Winkle April 19, 2018 at 8:36 pm

    So sorry for your loss, you will be in my prayers.

  3. Donna Richardson Bray April 20, 2018 at 1:49 pm

    I’m so sorry for the the loss of (Nellie) your mom. She was a great women. It has been a long time since I seen her. She will be missed by all of her family. I know (David and Brandy) her grand kids will miss her. Prayers for all the family to make it through this.

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