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Faye Thompson Banks
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1927
Death: Dec. 24, 2007

The Rockdale Reporter
January 4, 2008


Faye Banks, 80, of Rockdale died Monday, Dec. 24, 2007 at Manor Oaks Nursing Home in Rockdale. Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 30 at Faith Temple Church in Lexington, burial followed in the Lexington Cemetery with minister Terry Bage officiating.

Mrs. Banks was born July 4, 1927 in Mansfield, LA to Walter Burt and Lola (Bates) Thompson. She married Steve Wesley Banks, Aug. 31, 1942 in Mansfield, LA and was a homemaker.
She was a member of Ballew Springs Baptist Church in Weatherford and was a former resident of Mineral Wells and Lexington.

Mrs. Banks was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Banks, Nov. 24, 1993; grandson, Robert Charles Wiederhold; great-granddaughter, Kindle Marie Keeling; sister, Jewel Glover; brothers, Marshall Thompson and her twin brother, Ray Thompson; parents; and daughter-in-law, Pamela Banks.

Survivors include five sons, Wesley Banks and wife, Sandra of Weatherford, Wayne Banks of Lexington, Walter Banks and wife, Phyllis of Weatherford, Charlie Banks of Lexington, Marshall Banks and wife, Nancy of Lincoln; three daughters, Nelda Keeling and husband, Roy of Weatherford, Vera Tillery and husband, Frank of Perrin, Lola Wiederhold and husband, Michael of Lexington; two sisters, Audrey Adams of Mansfield, LA, Dorothy Riley of Gloster, LA; one sister-in-law, Virgie Thompson of Shreveport, LA; 20 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Terry Keeling, Clarence Wayne Banks, Jr., Jody Tillery, Stephen Banks, Eric Banks, Tanner Banks and Joshua Banks.

Honorary pallbearers were Kristopher Keeling, Kaleb Keeling, Andrew Donica, Mathew Donica, Blake Harlow, Justin Davis, Hayden Davis, Shawn Berger, William Berger, Colby Tillery, Cody Tillery, Tristan Tillery, Aaron Banks, Preston Dorman and Grayson Fritcher.

Memorials can be made to Texas Home Health Hospice, 3001 West Waco Drive, Suite B, Waco, TX 76707-3272 or to VITAS Health Care of Texas, 2501 Parkview Drive, Suite 600, Fort Worth, TX 76102. 
Family links: 
  Steve Wesley Banks (1921 - 1993)*
  Charlie Winston Banks (1958 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Lexington Cemetery
Lee County
Texas, USA
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Jan 04, 2008
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- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Jan. 4, 2008

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