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Nona May Zent Banister
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Birth: May 25, 1883
Little River
Rice County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1925
Halstead
Harvey County
Kansas, USA

Obituary - Nona May Zent was born at Little River, Kansas, May 25, 1883 and departed this life at Halstead hospital, Halstead, Kansas, January 4, 1926; aged 42 years, 7 months and 21 days. At an early age she united with the M.E. Church at Little River. She was united in marriage to Wallace Banister at Little River, September 11, 1901. To this union were born six daughters, all living. Her devoted husband, and the children - Clarence of Emporia, Mrs. Erma Cook of Wichita, and Alvin, Marjorie, Thelma and Lena at the family home in Wichita, together with the broken-hearted parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Zent of Little River, and two brothers, Roy and Joe Zent of Wichita, and two sisters, Mrs. Mable Andrews of Little River and Mrs. Ethel Shehi of Parsons, Kans., other relatives and a host of friends mourn her going. Nona grew to woman hood in Little River, and was well known and loved. She was a dutiful daughter and a dvoted wife and mother. Her children will love her memory and long feel her influence. She was kind to all, ever ready to help, sacrifice, and do for others. Funeral services were conducted brom the M.E. Church in Little River at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon by the Rev. Percy L. Perry. Interment was made in Bean Cemetery. Reprinted with permission, The Monitor-Journal, 248 Main Street, Little River, KS. 67457. Provided by Young Historical Library, 201 Main Street, P.O. Box 126, Little River, Kansas 67457. Sent by: Cathy Kessinger. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Zent (1859 - 1935)
  Sarah Zent (1863 - 1950)
 
 Spouse:
  John Wallace Banister (1881 - 1957)*
 
 Children:
  Lena Annetta Banister Kirkwood (1922 - 1983)*
 
 Sibling:
  Nona May Zent Banister (1883 - 1925)
  Mable A Zent Andrews (1899 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bean Cemetery
Little River
Rice County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Lot 1A-28, Plot 4
 
Maintained by: Stephen P. Burke
Originally Created by: Cathy Kessinger
Record added: May 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37760540
Nona May <i>Zent</i> Banister
Added by: Cathy Kessinger
 
Nona May <i>Zent</i> Banister
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