|Birth: ||Oct. 20, 1896|
|Death: ||Feb. 22, 1969|
Funeral services for Leon Bankhead, 71, of Atlanta, were held at 10 a.m. Monday from Hanna Funeral Home Chapel there.
Graveside services were conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Megargel Cemetery under the direction of Lunn Funeral Home.
Bankhead died Saturday in an Atlanta hospital. He was the father of Mrs. Lillian Pulliam and Nubbin Bankhead, both of Olney.
Bankhead was reared in Olney, and after retirement, moved back here, and lived here four years in the early 1960's.
Other survivors include his wife; three other sons, Jimmy of Wichita Falls, L. A. (Bud) of Fremont, and R. B.of Mexia; a sister, Jewel Cumba of Brownwood; and one brother, Jack of Abilene; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Alma W. Bankhead (1906 - 1996)*
Created by: Charnese Wilder Allen
Record added: Sep 19, 2010
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