|Birth: ||May 19, 1927|
|Death: ||Jul. 21, 2009|
Arrangements By: Wise Funeral Home
Jul 21, 2009
Bonham, Texas -- Funeral services for Thelma Joe Bankston, 82, of Bonham, will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, July 23, 2009 in Wise Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Steve Walker will officiate.
Burial will follow in Philadelphia Cemetery.
Thelma passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison.
Thelma was born May 19, 1927 in Bells, Texas, the daughter of James Otis Trapp and Pearl Lee Jarrell Trapp. She was a 1945 graduate of Gober High School and received her LVN training in Greenville, TX.
Thelma worked as an LVN from 1965 – 1995. She enjoyed oil painting and spending time with her family. She was a longtime member of Trinity Baptist Church.
Thelma was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Cheryl Ann Jumpp, and a brother, Harvey Trapp.
Surviving are ~
2 Sons: Mike Bankston and wife, Lou Ann of Bonham
Pat Bankston of New Braunfels, TX
Brother: Bill Trapp of Houston
2 Sisters: Naomi Bolin of Gober
Ruth Barton of Shreveport
5 Grandchildren: Michael Bankston, Michelle Burtis, Ashley Jumpp, Josh Jumpp and Danis Bankston
5 Great Grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Michael Bankston, Josh Jumpp, Austin Burtis, Arthur Caldwell, Royce Shipman, and Kenneth Atkins.
Memorials may be made to the Red River Valley Down Syndrome Society, P. O. Box 6455, Paris, TX 75461.
The family will receive friends at Wise Funeral Home from 7:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday night.
Online guest register www.wisefuneralhome.com
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James Odas Trapp (1899 - 1983)
Pearl Lee Jarrell Trapp (1903 - 1986)
Danny Lee Trapp (1920 - 1920)*
Harvey Ray Trapp (1924 - 1991)*
Ruth Madeline Trapp Barton (1925 - 2012)*
Thelma Joe Trapp Bankston (1927 - 2009)
Created by: Jackie M. Isham, Sr.
Record added: Jul 21, 2009
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