Obituary of Lola Jean Driver

Lola Jean Driver, age 71, resident of Fort Scott, KS died Thursday, April 11, 2024, at Via Christi Hospital, Pittsburg, KS.  She was born April 29, 1952, in Fort Scott, the daughter of Virgil Jean Wiggans and Lola Camp Wiggans.

Jean graduated from Fort Scott High School with the class of 1970.  She married Dwight Driver in 1974.  He preceded her in death in June 2011.  Together, Jean and Dwight owned D & D Sales Trucking Company in Fort Scott.  She was also the one looking out for the rest of the family.  She enjoyed being outside, working in the yard and gardening.  She liked to read, travel, visit the casino occasionally, and play with her dogs Buddy and Petey and cats Lucky and Flower.


Survivors include her son, Jimmy Driver, Fort Scott; her siblings, Jimmy Wiggans, and Lavetta Simmons (Jerry) all of Fort Scott; grandchildren Adele Brown and several others; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband Dwight, she was preceded in death by a stepson Dwight L. Driver and her parents.


The family will receive friends from 4:00 until 6:00 PM Monday, April 15th, at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Cremation will follow with burial later in the Clarksburg Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to the Jean Driver memorial fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Fort Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted online at

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