|Birth: ||Mar. 5, 1872|
|Death: ||Aug. 17, 1957|
San Diego County
Mrs. Belle Banks Allison, 85, resident of Manson for 43 years, died in a National City, California hospital Saturday.
Mrs. Allison and her first husband, Norman Banks, came to Manson in 1912, before there was a church or school in the community. They had the distinction of being the people who originated the Manson Apple Blossom Festival, and were helpful in building up the new settlement. Norman Banks was one of the originators of the Manson Irrigation District.
Belle Banks Allison was born in Blunt Springs, Alabama, Mar. 5, 1872 and later settled in Illinois where she was married to Norman Banks in 1902. After coming to Manson, Mr. and Mrs. Banks planted and developed their own apple orchard. Mr. Banks preceded his wife in death in 1926. She was married to Frank Allison Dec. 24, 1939 at Chelan Falls. In 1955, the Allison's moved to San Diego where they have since made their home.
Survivors are Norman Allison, the husband, San Diego, Ca.; one nephew, Proctor Heffington, Texas; two nieces, Mrs. D. B. Ward Sr. of Manson, and Mrs. Carl Redmond of Albany, California, and three grand nephews, Jerry, Jack and D. B. Ward Jr. of Manson.
Mrs. Allison was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist, Chelan. Funeral services will be conducted in the Masonic Temple of Chelan Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock with Mrs. Theodore Ferguson of the First Church of Christ Scientist, Milton, Oregon, the reader. Interment will be in the Fraternal Cemetery with Jones & Jones in charge.
John Bodman Proctor (1836 - 1910)
Savannah Ellen Jasper Proctor (1838 - 1935)
Anglo Norman Banks (1860 - 1926)
Blanche Callie Proctor Heffington (1861 - 1913)*
Zoe Marie Proctor Buttles (1864 - 1954)*
Minnie Alba Proctor Cockrell (1868 - 1939)*
Anne Belle Proctor Allison (1872 - 1957)
Chelan Fraternal Cemetery
Plot: South Fraternal Row41 BLK43 LN2
Created by: Teresa
Record added: Jan 28, 2008
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