Ila Jean Driver

Driver: Ila Jean (Coulter) -

A resident of Blenheim, Ila Jean Driver passed away peacefully with family by her side at the Blenheim Community Village on Monday May 20, 2019 at the age of 90. 

Born in  Raleigh Township, Ila Driver was the daughter of the late Cecil and Ada (Person) Coulter. 

Beloved wife  of  55 years to the late James Allen Driver.

Survived by her loving Son, Tom & Sherry Driver of Blenheim. 

Grandmother of Cassey Beauvais & Jon of Chatham, Ian Driver of Chatham, Courtney & Tom Matun of Chatham, Bill Steel & Alyssa Pan of British Columbia, and Kari & Jordon Lawrence of Blenheim.  Great grandmother of Ethan Driver, Brooke Steel, Sophie and Tristan Beauvais.  

Survived by her brother Vern & Leona Coulter.

Dearly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Ila enjoyed her flower gardens, cats, taking care of others and was a member of the Women's Institute in Palmyra.

Visitation for Ila will be held at McKinlay Funeral Home 141 Park St. in Blenheim on Thursday May 23, 2019 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm and Friday May 24, from 10:00am - 11:00am with a service to follow at 11:00am with Rev. Bill Terris officiating.

Interment to take place at Trinity Cemetery following the service.

Donations made in memory of Ila can be made to the Chatham Kent Hospice Foundation, Heart and Stroke Foundation, or a Charity of Choice would be appreciated. 

Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home
141 Park Street, Blenheim