Marynell Driscoll - Austin Funeral & Cremation Services

Marynell Driscoll

Born: July 4, 1927
Died: February 6, 2020
Current City: Nashville, Tennessee

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Honoring Marynell Driscoll

Marynell Freeman Driscoll passed away on February 6, 2020 in Nashville after an illness.  She was born on July 4, 1927 in Marked Tree, Arkansas to Dempsey Kemp and Beulah Freeman.  Marynell was always very proud to celebrate her birthday on Independence Day.  She was a great patriot.

Marynell attended Oklahoma Baptist University, University of Virginia and completed B.S. and M. Ed. degrees at Peabody and Vanderbilt Universities. She taught private piano lessons for over 10 years and high school English for Metro Nashville Schools for twenty-six years.  Many of her students adored her, and she loved them.

Marynell was a member of Nashville First Baptist Church and the Heritage Sunday School Class. She was also a member of Nashville Women’s Club and Cheekwood, where she was a docent. Marynell was an avid reader.  She also enjoyed travel, writing, and sports.  She particularly cheered for the University of Oklahoma.

For 61 wonderful years, she was married to Arthur Driscoll, Jr.  She adored being with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur Driscoll, Jr., grandson Charles Arthur King and daughter Susan Elizabeth King. Marynell is survived by two daughters, Mary Kathleen Holloway (Hugh), Headland, AL and Jane Ann Amyx (Robert), Sugar Land, TX.  Her four grandchildren are Mary Elizabeth King Suarez (Hector), Dr. Lauren Holloway Lee (Stephen), Christine King Shoaf (Alex) and James Arthur Amyx (Sarah).  Two surviving sisters-in-law are Diane Driscoll and Theda Driscoll. She has a number of nieces and nephews and 2 great grandchildren Henry Shoaf and Nate Suarez.

Pallbearers will be Dr. Hugh Holloway, Robert Amyx, James Amyx, Alex Shoaf, Hector Suarez, Thom Brown and Stephen Lee.  Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Nashville First Baptist Church Heritage Sunday School class.

Flowers will be welcome or donations to the Susan G. Komen Foundation or the charity of your choice.

Visitation will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 15 at Nashville First Baptist Church, 108 7th Ave. S. followed by the funeral service at 3:00 p.m.

Marynell’s family wishes to recognize and thank her very special friend and angel Sandra Powers, her physician Dr. Karl VanDevender and the staff of Alive Hospice.

To leave note or share a memory with Mrs. Driscoll’s family, please sign the online guestbook.