Ethel May <I>Chism</I> Banning

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Ethel May Chism Banning

  • Birth 21 Apr 1902 Fancher, Shelby County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 10 Jun 1994 Shelbyville, Shelby County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Cowden, Shelby County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 76476496

Ethel M. Banning, 92, of Shelbyville, formerly of Cowden, died at 1:20 p.m. Friday (June 10, 1994) in the Shelby Memorial Hospital, Shelbyville.

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Lockart and Sons Funeral Home, Cowden, with burial in Mound Cemetery, Cowden. Memorials may be given to the Seven County Kidney Fund in Springfield.

She was born April 21, 1902, in Fancher, the daughter of Charles R. and Milley Keller Chism. She married Carl L. Banning June 24, 1924, and he died Sept. 13, 1987.

Surviving are sons, Leo L. of Shelbyville and Roy Lane of Korea; one sister, Ruth Taylor of Beecher City; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

One son, Donald; one daughter, Mary Ann; and one sister have preceded her in death.

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  • Added: 13 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76476496
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ethel May Chism Banning (21 Apr 1902–10 Jun 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76476496, citing Mound Cemetery, Cowden, Shelby County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Misty (contributor 47072043) .