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Hancell G. Bankester
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Birth: Jun. 28, 1933
Escambia County
Florida, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 2008
Warren County
Mississippi, USA


The Rev. Hancell G. Bankester, 75, died Oct. 13, 2008 in a Vicksburg, Miss., hospital. He graduated from Robertsdale High School and served in the U.S. Army. He graduated from Howard College (now Samford University) and the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He attended the University of Alabama and the Lexington Theological Seminary in Lexington, Ky.

He served churches in Alabama, Kentucky and Mississippi. He had been pastor of First Christian Church in Vicksburg since 2001.

He is survived by wife Lois Johnson Bankester of Vicksburg; daughters, Brenda Donald and Carleen Singletary, both of Madison, Miss.; sister, Ruth Skaggs of Daphne; brothers, Edward Bankester of Bay Minette and Merrill Banksetster of Loxley; three granddaughters and one grandson.

Following a funeral in Vicksburg, Bankster was buried in Ridgeland, Miss.
Press-Register (Mobile, AL)-October 21, 2008

Parkway Memorial Cemetery
Madison County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Wilton Golson
Record added: Oct 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30592764
Hancell G. Bankester
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