Mary Etta Keys Redding Driver, 87, of South Bend, Indiana, passed away on June 3, 2019. She was born to parents Annie Laurie (Pilcher) Keys and Tommy Greer, on October 2, 1931 in Greenwood, Mississippi.
She went on to study Child Development at Michigan State and graduated with an Associates Degree. Mary Etta worked as a Teacher with the Head Start program here in South Bend, Indiana and retired from Logan Industries after 24 years of service.
Mary Etta met Steve Driver in 1970. They were married on June 17, 1972 in South Bend, Indiana. Together they raised a blended family of 12 Children. Wayman (Jackie) Redding, 2 children, 4 grandchildren. Marsha Redding Lark Mack, 2 children, 9 grandchildren. David (Stephanie) Redding, Donald (Sophia) Redding, 7 children, 3 grandchildren. Dennis Redding, Lori Redding Bradford (Willie) Rogers, 3 children, 8 grandchildren. DuWayne (Sonya) Redding, 8 Children, 1 grandchild. Pearline Driver, 2 children, 4 grandchildren. Stephany Driver Williams, 2 children, 3 grandchildren. Steve Driver Jr. 4 children, 4 grandchildren. Cleveland Driver, 2 children, 1 grandchild. Karen Driver (Jason) Kennedy, 4 Children. Mary Etta has 1 surviving sibling, Edgar Keys, Brother.
She was preceded in death by Annie Keys, Mother, Tommy Greer, Father, James Keys, Brother, Charles Keys, Brother, and Lillie Pearl Pettis, Sister. Reed Carl Lark, grandson. James Devon Dillard, grandson.