|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1898|
|Death: ||Oct. 22, 1977|
William Lester Shanks, 79, of Casey died at 2:55pm Thursday at his home.
He was born July 18, 1898 in Clark County, the son of William Wallace and Henrietta (Temple) Shanks.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Casey and a WW II veteran.
He married Arminda Cox in 1922; she preceded him in death in 1926. He later married Frances McCrory.
Surviving are his wife, Frances; two sons, Lowell and Clifford; one daughter, Geraldine Shanks; and two step-daughters, Mrs. Marjorie Ulrey and Mrs. Juanita McNary; one sister, Mrs. Weltha Bowman; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Saturday at 1:30pm at the First Baptist Church in Casey with Rev. Charles West officiating, with burial in the Olive Branch Cemetery, south of Martinsville.
William Wallace Shanks (1855 - 1912)
Henrietta Temple Shanks (1863 - 1928)
Arminda Catherine Cox Shanks (1898 - 1926)*
Edna Mae Barr Shanks (1898 - 1993)*
Frances McCrory Shanks (1910 - 1980)*
Lowell E. Shanks (1923 - 1991)*
Geraldine Shanks (1929 - 2017)*
Anna M. Shanks Nash (1882 - 1947)*
Mary Catherine Shanks (1884 - 1898)*
Homer Shanks (1892 - 1972)*
Noah Shanks (1894 - 1896)*
William Lester Shanks (1898 - 1977)
Ocie Pauline Shanks Wood (1902 - 1973)*
Olive Branch Cemetery
Created by: Debbie
Record added: May 14, 2012
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