|Birth: ||Dec. 19, 1940, USA|
|Death: ||Jul. 26, 2012, USA|
Bessie Gwendolyn Banks, age 71, went home to be with the Lord on July 26, 2012 after a brief illness. A Gainesville native, she was a graduate of Lincoln High School "Class of 1959" and a member of Springhill Baptist Church. Bessie was preceded in death by her husband William Banks, Jr., her parents Verdell (Glaze) Harris & Samuel Harris, siblings Johnnie Mae Harris, Odessa Harris, Joseph Floyd, and Louis Floyd. She leaves to cherish her memory: Her daughter Kimberly Banks Strickland, Atlanta, GA. Son William Banks, III, & wife (Sheila) Brother James E. Harris, Los Angeles, CA, four grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. Funeral Services for Mrs. Banks will be held on August 4, 2012, at Springhill Baptist Church with Pastor Rev. Adrian S. Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Meadows East Memorial Park. Published in Gainesville Sun from August 2 to August 3, 2012.
Forest Meadows Memorial Park East
Created by: Emery 1959
Record added: Feb 27, 2013
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