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William Lester Shanks
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1898
Clark County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1977
Illinois, USA

William Lester Shanks, 79, of Casey died at 2:55pm Thursday at his home.

He was born July 18, 1898 in Clark County, the son of William Wallace and Henrietta (Temple) Shanks.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Casey and a WW II veteran.

He married Arminda Cox in 1922; she preceded him in death in 1926. He later married Frances McCrory.

Surviving are his wife, Frances; two sons, Lowell and Clifford; one daughter, Geraldine Shanks; and two step-daughters, Mrs. Marjorie Ulrey and Mrs. Juanita McNary; one sister, Mrs. Weltha Bowman; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be Saturday at 1:30pm at the First Baptist Church in Casey with Rev. Charles West officiating, with burial in the Olive Branch Cemetery, south of Martinsville. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Wallace Shanks (1855 - 1912)
  Henrietta Temple Shanks (1863 - 1928)
 
 Spouses:
  Arminda Catherine Cox Shanks (1898 - 1926)*
  Edna Mae Barr Shanks (1898 - 1993)*
  Frances McCrory Shanks (1910 - 1980)*
 
 Children:
  Lowell E. Shanks (1923 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna M. Shanks Nash (1882 - 1947)*
  Mary Catherine Shanks (1884 - 1898)*
  Homer Shanks (1892 - 1972)*
  Noah Shanks (1894 - 1896)*
  William Lester Shanks (1898 - 1977)
  Ocie Pauline Shanks Wood (1902 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Olive Branch Cemetery
Clark County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Debbie
Record added: May 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90126486
William Lester Shanks
Added by: Debbie
 
William Lester Shanks
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