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 Malissa <I>Ison</I> Banks

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Malissa Ison Banks

  • Birth 15 Oct 1868
  • Death 24 Nov 1956 Letcher County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Whitesburg, Letcher County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 101265851

The obituary of Melissia (Ison) Banks as published in the November 29, 1956, issue of The Mountain Eagle:


Aunt Melissia Banks passed away at her home at Ice, Kentucky, Saturday November 24, 1956 at 3:30 A.M. She had been ill for three months. She was a member of the Big Cowan Regular Baptist Church since 1912. She was the daughter of the late Dock D. Ison and Anna Creech Ison and was born October 15, 1868 being 88 years, 1 month and 9 days of age at the time of her passing. Her husband Uncle Boney Banks proceeded her in death.

She leaves the following children, Harrison, Boyd B., Eli, Grant, Wess, Mrs. Goldia Whitaker, Mrs. Ida Head, Mrs. Anna Hughes and Mrs. Virgie Sizemore.

Funeral services were held Sunday November 25th, 1956 at the residence, Ice, Kentucky, at 10:00 A.M., (CST) with Rev. Cullen Hogg, Curtis Caudill and John D. Ison officiating.

Burial in the Boney Banks cemetery.

Craft Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.

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  • Maintained by: Brian K. Caudill
  • Originally Created by: S PRICE Nance
  • Added: 25 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101265851
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Malissa Ison Banks (15 Oct 1868–24 Nov 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101265851, citing Banks Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Brian K. Caudill (contributor 48482664) .