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Last Update 12/11/2009

Ray Banks Jr Site. This site explains all the Banks DNA.

1. Frances CALLOWAY was born in 1802.
Note: This story hasn't been proven. The story about the Banks family is that Frances Calloway married Timothy Duck when Timothy Duck died she married a man named Banks.

Notes: Stories about Timothy Duck

She had the following children:



+ 2 M i. Berry P BANKS was born on 27 Jun 1827. He died on 28 Oct 1902.

+ 3 M ii. Henry C BANKS was born on 24 Jul 1839. He died on 18 Nov 1918.

4 M iii. William BANKS was born in 1834.

5 F iv. Matilda BANKS was born in 1833.


Second Generation


2. Berry P BANKS (Frances) was born on 27 Jun 1827 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died on 28 Oct 1902. He was buried in Maney Cemetery, Barnardsville, NC. In 1865 Berry volunteered in the Union Army, at age 38. He served with Company K of the 3rd Regiment of the NC mounted Infantry. He was granted an honorable discharge. Berry and Louisa were married at the home of Thomas Sheperd Deaver. (A local Justice of the Peace.)Berry married1 Louisa PENIX on 18 Jan 1855 in Madison Co, NC. Louisa was born on 10 Mar 1827. She died on 11 Feb 1913 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in Maney Cemetery, Barnardsville, NC.

Berry's headstone.

Louisa's headstone.

These photos was provided by Ron Thompson and taken by Valerie Thompson Cearley. Thanks to both!


They had the following children:
+6 M i. Goldman Bryson BANKS was born in Aug 1865. He died in 1915.
+7 F ii. M Duclena BANKS was born in Feb 1861.
8 F iii. Ellen F BANKS was born in 1867 in NC. Ellen married Rice PENNIX.
9 M iv. Gaither BANKS was born in 1858 in NC.
10 F v. Samantha BANKS was born in 1857 in NC. She died at a young age.
+ 11 M vi. Reagan Decatur BANKS was born on 19 Apr 1862. He died on 30 Nov 1940.


3. Henry C BANKS (Frances) was born on 24 Jul 1839. He died on 18 Nov 1918 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried in Big Ivey, Maple Cemetery, Buncombe Co, NC. Henry married Laura ANDERS.

They had the following children:
12 M i. John Riley BANKS was born2 in 1867 in NC. Lived at Ivy twp, Buncombe Co, NC in 1920. John married Josephine Jane Dillingham ALLEN on 21 Jan 1885 in Buncombe Co, NC. L Jane ALLEN was born in 1870 in NC.

Sources

1. Marriage By Frances T Ingmire - Madison Co, NC 1852 - 1868.
2. 1920 US Census.84/90 Ivy Twp, Buncombe Co, NC.
Third Generation

6. Goldman Bryson BANKS (Berry P BANKS, Frances) was born in Aug 1865 in Tennessee. He died in 1915. He was buried in Green Hills Cemtery, Buncombe Co, NC. At the time of the 1910 census- Goldman and Harriet lived at 449 Pearson Drive, Asheville, NC. Goldman also known as Bryson worked in a casket factory with Gaither and Woodfin. Goldman married Harriet E MAYNOR on 4 Apr 1891 in Madison Co, NC. Harriet was born in Jan 1874. She died in 1949 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in Green Hills Cemtery, Buncombe Co, NC.

Mrs. Harriet E. Banks, 76, died early yesterday morning at the home, Asheville, RFD 1 [Woodfin], following a short illness. Surviving are three sons, G.B., W.S. and A.J. Banks; three daughters, Alta Benfield, Mrs. Charles L.Edwards, and Mrs. James Devlin ; one brother, Garfield Wood, two sisters, Miss Samantha Wood, and Mrs. Floyd Smith, and a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Anders-Rice Funeral Home at 2:30 p.m. today with the Rev. William Hensley officiating. Burial will be in Green Hills Cemetery. Pallbearers will be V.E. Burleson, Floyd Williams, Baxter Renfro, Paul Baker, Johnny Brown and Marion Burrell. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Lawrence Sprinkle, Dr. O.N. Sprinkle, Ralph Young, John Ramsey, and Loranzo Banks.


Harriett's Death Certificate.

They had the following children: (Note for now Goldman's children will be identified A - H.)

Gaither Berry Banks (left) and Woodfin "Polly" Banks (right). Photo provided by Ida Mae Banks Pate, daughter of Gaither Berry Banks and Pauline Helen Israel. I believe this photo is standing at the graves of Goldman and Harriet Maynor Banks at Green Hills Cemetery, Leicester, Buncombe Co, NC.


+A. M i. Gaither Berry BANKS was born on 10 Feb 1892. Hedied on 13 Feb 1971.

B. M ii. Woodfin Sevier "Polly" BANKS was born on 9 Feb 1894 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died4 in Oct 1991 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried in Green Hills Cemetery, Buncombe Co, NC.

07/22/1944 Buncombe Co, NC - Land Transaction Woodfin was "unmarried". (Book 558 Page 21)

12/04/1959 Buncombe Co, NC - Land Transaction Woodfin was married to Ethel W Banks. (Book 822 Page 626)

Obituary, The Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times, 1 November 1991: Woodfin S. Banks, 97, of Asheville, died Thursday in a local health care center. He was a son of the late Bryce and Harriett Maynor Banks. He was the husband of Ethel Autrey Banks, who died in 1986. Surviving is a sister Alta Benfield of Lenoir. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Green Hills Cemetery. The family will receive friends an hour before the services at Groce Funeral Home.

Name: Woodfin Sevier Banks
Death Date: 31 Oct 1991
Death City: Asheville
Death County: Buncombe
Death State: North Carolina
Death Age: 97
Burial Location: Burial in state
Birth Date: 9 Feb 1894
Birth Location: North Carolina
Residence City: Asheville
Residence County: Buncombe
Residence State: North Carolina
Father: Banks
Gender: Male
Race: White
Marital Status: Widowed
Social Security Number: 242094090
Autopsy: No
Institution: Nursing and Rest Homes
Attendant: Physician

Woodfin married Ethel Willie Dale AUTREY on 5 Jul 1952 in Burke Co, NC. Ethel was born on 19 Mar 1910 in NC. She died5 in 1986 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in Green Hills Cemetery, Buncombe Co, NC.

Obituary, The Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times: Ethel Autrey Banks Woodfin - Services for Ethel Autrey Banks, 75, of Woodfin, who died Monday, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Crouch Chapel of First Baptist Church of Asheville. The Rev. Jay Blankenship will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hills Cemetery. Mrs. Banks, a native of Yancey County, was the daughter of the late George Henry and Martha Ogle Autrey. She had lived in Asheville for 40 years and was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Surviving is her husband, Woodfin "Polly" Banks. The family will receive friends and hour before the services at the church. The body will remain at Penland and Sons Funeral Home until an hour before the services.

Name: Ethel Willie Banks
Death Date: 17 Feb 1986
Death City: Asheville
Death County: Buncombe
Death State: North Carolina
Death Age: 75
Burial Location: Burial in state
Birth Date: 19 Mar 1910
Birth Location: North Carolina
Residence City: Asheville
Residence County: Buncombe
Residence State: North Carolina
Father: A
Gender: Female
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Social Security Number: 245366953
Autopsy: No
Institution: General Hospital
Attendant: Physician

C. M iii. Nathaniel BANKS was born in Jun 1896. He died 13 Feb 1915 in Buncombe Co, NC. He was buried in Green Hills Cemtery, Buncombe Co, NC.

Name: Nat T Banks
Death Date: 13 Feb 1915
Death County: Buncombe
Death State: North Carolina
Death Age: 19
Birth Date: 1896
Race: White
Source: NC State Archives. North Carolina Deaths, 1908-67

D. F iv. Donnia BANKS was born in Oct 1897 in NC. She died in 1911 in Green Hills Cemtery, Buncombe Co, NC.



E. Andrew Jack Banks was born on 18 Dec 1908 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died8 on 25 Nov 1950 in Buncombe Co, NC.

Tombstone says N.C. Tec 4, 184th Gen. Hosp. WW 2.

F. F v. Sally BANKS was born on 15 Oct 1905 in Buncombe Co, NC. She died7 on 16 Apr 1986 in Buncombe Co, NC. She was buried in Green Hills Cemetery, Buncombe Co, NC. Sally's photo was provided by Ida Mae Banks Pate, daughter of Gaither and Pauline Israel Banks.

Obituary, The Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times: Sally Banks Edwards, 80, of 19 Oak Park Place, Asheville, died Wednesday in an Asheville hospital. A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late Bryce G. and Harriett Maynor Banks and the wife of Charles L. Edwards, who died in 1956. She was a volunteer with Asheville Veterans Administration Medical Center, with a 15,000 hour award. She was a charter member of Ladies Auxiliary of World War Veterans 505, American Legion Auxiliary, No. 2, VFW Post No. 891 Auxiliary, Salvation Army Auxiliary, Women of the Moose Chapter 179, and Groce United Methodist Church. Surviving are a sister, Alta Benfield of Lenoir; and a brother, Woodfin Banks of Asheville. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Green Hills Cemetery.

Name: Sally Banks Edwards
Death Date: 16 Apr 1986
Death City: Asheville
Death County: Buncombe
Death State: North Carolina
Death Age: 80
Burial Location: Burial in state
Birth Date: 15 Oct 1905
Birth Location: North Carolina
Residence City: Asheville
Residence County: Buncombe
Residence State: North Carolina
Father: B
Gender: Female
Race: White
Marital Status: Widowed
Social Security Number: 240226730
Autopsy: No
Institution: General Hospital
Attendant: Physician

Sally married Charles L EDWARDS. Charles was born in 1896. He died on 27 Apr 1956 in Buncombe Co, NC. Sally and Charles are buried at Green Hills Cemetery, Leicester, Buncombe Co, NC.

Name: Charles L Edwards
Death Date: 27 Apr 1956
Death County: Buncombe
Death State: North Carolina
Death Age: 60
Birth Date: abt. 1896
Race: 1

G. F vi. Alta BANKS was born on 24 Sep 1902. She died on 21 Sep 1995 in Lenoir, Caldwell Co, NC. She was buried in Colliers Memorial Cemetery, Caldwell Co, NC.

Alta inherited her sister Sally Banks Edwards property. Book 1464 Page 387.

Paper: Charlotte Observer, The (NC)
Date: September 21, 1995
Deceased: LENOIR - Mrs. Alta Banks Benfield 92, died Sept. 19, 1995. Funeral is 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Greer- McElveen Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation is 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Name: Alta Banks Benfield
Death Date: Sep 1995
Death City: Lenoir
Death County: Caldwell
Death State: North Carolina
Death Age: 92
Burial Location: Burial in state
Birth Date: 24 Sep 1902
Residence County: Caldwell
Residence State: North Carolina
Father: Banks
Gender: Female
Race: White
Marital Status: Widowed
Social Security Number: 246748145
Autopsy: No
Institution: Nursing and Rest Homes
Attendant: Physician

Alta married James "Jarvis" Alvin BENFIELD son of James Calvin BENFIELD and Mary Laura Lou BADGER in 1931. James was born on 24 Jun 1894. He died on 12 Feb 1941 in Caldwell Co, NC. He was buried in Colliers Memorial Cemetery, Caldwell Co, NC.

James' Death Certificate.


H. F vii. Alice Elizabeth BANKS was born on 18 Oct 1914 in Buncombe Co, NC. She died9 on 18 May 1954 in Buncombe Co, NC.

1920 Census shows Alice to be 5 yrs old.
Listed as daughter Mrs James Devlin on her mother's obit 1949.
Not listed on her sister Sally Banks Edwards Obit in 1986.

Name: Banks Date of Birth: 18 Oct 1914 Birth County: Buncombe Parent1 Name: Goldman B Banks Roll Number: B_C013_66002 Volume: 1 Page: 700

Married James Howard Devlin. Buncombe Co Register of Deeds death shows Bruce G Banks as the father, that should read Brice G Banks.

Name: Alice E Devlin
Death Date: 18 May 1954
Death State: North Carolina
Death Age: 38 Birth
Date: 1916

Alice's Death Certificate.

James' Death Certificate.



7. M Duclena BANKS "Dullie" (Berry P BANKS, Frances) was born in Feb 1861 in NC. Doke and Grady were listed as sons of Berry Banks of their death certificates. Berry was NOT their father. He was their grandfather.

She had the following children:
17 M i. Henry Doke BANKS (M Duclena Banks, Berry Banks, Frances Calloway) was born in Mar 1886 in Buncombe Co, NC. Died1 1937, Buncombe Co, NC. Married Ollie Elizabeth Fox Bef 1925. Henry and Ollie had two daughters, Annie Lee Banks born 1925, NC and Lillian Maude Banks born 1916 and died 9 May 2004, Buncombe Co, NC, buried Green Hills Cemetery, Buncombe Co, NC.

Lillian Maude Banks Jones Obit:

Asheville - Lillian Maude Banks Jones, 87, of Bartlett Arms Apartments, 121 Bartlett St., Asheville, died Sunday, May 9, 2004. A native of Weaverville, she was a daughter of the late Henry Doke and Ollie Fox Banks. She was also preceded in death by a son, David Lewis Ingle. Surviving are three daughters, Marie McKenney of Brevard, Mary Ann Ingle Thomas and husband, Doug, of Hendersonville and Nancy Roberts of Asheville; three grandchildren, Dewayne and Michael Walker Sr. and Christy Lunsford; and six great-grandchildren, Kayla, Jerod, Jessica, Cody, Rayne and Michael Jr. The graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Green Hills Cemetery. Penland & Sons Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Swannanoa, is assisting with the arrangements.

18 M ii. Virgil BANKS was born in May 1892 in Buncombe Co, NC.

19 M iii. Hilliard BANKS was born in Aug 1894. Lived at Beaver Dam Twp, 1920. (Census -Buncombe Co, # 349, 363. Hilliard married Hester L. Hester was born in 1899 in NC.
20 M iv. Grady McKinley BANKS Sr. was born 12 May 1895, Buncombe Co, NC. He died3 Mar 1962, Buncombe Co, NC. He married Gladys Louise Geary born 5 Aug 1910. Gladys died4 5 Jan 1994 Buncombe Co, NC.


11. Regan Decatur BANKS (Berry P BANKS, Frances) was born on 19 Apr 1862. He died2 on 30 Nov 1940 in Buncombe Co, NC. Regan married Mary Elizabeth BUCKNER in NC. Mary was born on 12 Dec 1858 in Buncombe Co, NC. She died on 28 May 1944 in Buncombe Co, NC.

They had the following children:
21 Fi. Lenora BANKS was born on 6 Apr 1878 in Buncombe Co, NC. She died on 29 Jan 1951 in NC.
22 F ii. Harriet BANKS was born on 28 Nov 1881 in NC. She died on 17 Jun 1945 in NC.
23 F iii. Leota BANKS was born in 1883 in NC. She died at young age.
24 M iv. Ausborn BANKS was born on 23 Nov 1884 in NC. He died on 23 Nov 1964 in NC.
25 M v. Victor BANKS was born on 13 Feb 1887 in NC. He died on 20 Nov 1967 in NC.
26 F vi. Vestie BANKS was born on 19 Feb 1889 in NC. She died on 3 Nov 1959 in NC.
27 M vii. Walter BANKS was born on 18 Feb 1892 in NC. He died on 21 Oct 1918. Died during World War I and never married.
28 F viii. Minnie BANKS was born on 22 Oct 1894.
29 F ix. Malley BANKS was born on 11 Nov 1898 in NC. She died on 17 Feb 1965 in NC. Malley married Noah Oscar STEWART on 27 Jul 1917 in Buncombe Co, NC. Noah died on 4 Aug 1986 in Buncombe Co, NC.
30 M x. Herman BANKS was born on 16 Feb 1900 in NC. He died on 4 May 1961 in NC.


Sources


1. Register of Deeds Buncombe Co, NC. Book 24 Page 1238.
2. Register of Deeds Buncombe Co, NC. Book 27 Page 958.
3. Register of Deeds Buncombe Co, NC. Book 49 Page 399 & Social Security Death Index.
4. Social Security Death Index.



20 M iv. Grady McKinley BANKS Sr. was born 12 May 1895, Buncombe Co, NC. He died3 Mar 1962, Buncombe Co, NC. He married Gladys Louise Geary born 5 Aug 1910. Gladys died4 5 Jan 1994 Buncombe Co, NC.

Grady and Gladys had the following children:

20A.Grady McKinley Banks Jr born 31 Oct 1928 and died 10 Nov 2004. Married Betty Jane King died 2 Sep 2005.

Grady's Jr. Obit:
Asheville - Grady McKinley Banks Jr., 76, of Asheville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004, at his residence. He was a lifelong resident of Buncombe County. He was the son of the late Grady and Gladys Banks. He retired from Realtec Inc. He served in the Marines. He loved to build model airplanes and play on his computer. He is preceded in death, in addition to his parents, by one brother, Leroy Banks and two sisters, Marjorie Banks and Betty Jean Jenkins. Surviving are his wife, Betty Jane King Banks of Asheville; two brothers, Richard Banks of Asheville and Donald Banks of Minnesota; three sisters, Daisy Lee Coleman of Byron, Ga., Geraldine Smith of Asheville and Jeanette Shipman of Asheville; and several nieces and nephews. A service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Faith at Forest Lawn. The Rev. Robert E. Harris will officiate. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Enka. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Enka.

Betty Jane King Banks Obit:

Betty Jane King Banks, 77, of 2060 Wilson Road, died Friday, Sept. 2, 2005, at her home following a long illness. A native and lifelong resident of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late Verley and Essie King and the wife of the late Grady M. Banks Jr., to whom she was married for 56 years. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Carl and Floyd King. Surviving are her sisters, Elsie King House and Agnes King Israel, both of Asheville. She will be missed by her sisters and many nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Anders-Rice Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Robert E. Harris officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.


20B. Betty Jean Banks born 17 Jul 1930.


12 M i. John Riley BANKS was born2 in 1867 in NC. Lived at Ivy twp, Buncombe Co, NC in 1920. John married L Jane ALLEN on 21 Jan 1885 in Buncombe Co, NC. Josephine Jane Dillingham ALLEN was born in 1870 in NC.

John and Jane had the following children: ( All Born Buncombe Co, NC.)

12A. Claude Banks 24 SEP 1888.
12B. Thomas Ezekiel Banks born 18 Nov 1885 and died 13 Oct 1948. Buried at West Memorial Park, Buncombe Co, NC.
12C. Eva Lee Banks born Jun 1887.
12D. William F Banks born 24 Feb 1893.
12E. Thurman Osyno Banks born 15 Nov 1895.
12F. Lorenzo Ingham Banks born Feb 1897. Married Anna Mae Pegg.
12G. Ed M. Banks born 20 Aug 1899.
12H. Ever Banks born 1901.
12I. Gudger Banks born 14 Apr 1905.
12J. Ruby Banks born 13 Aug 1912.



A. Gaither Berry BANKS (Goldman Bryson BANKS, Berry P BANKS, Frances) was born on 10 Feb 1892 in Madison Co, NC. He died on 13 Feb 1971 in Buncombe Co, NC. The cause of death was Bronchopneumonia, Arteroosclerotic heart disease. He was buried on 16 Feb 1971 in Green Hills Cemtery, Buncombe Co, NC. SSN 239-05-1686. NC WAGR I Co 20 Engr WWI Gaither married Pauline Helen ISRAEL daughter of Paul ISRAEL and Daisy Lee JUMP before 1925 in NC. Pauline was born on 18 Feb 1907 in NC. She died on 8 Nov 2000 in Winston-Salem, NC. She was buried on 11 Nov 2000 in Green Hills Cemtery, Buncombe Co, NC.


Note*** Gaither Banks was supposedly married before Pauline. He was listed as divorced on the 1920 census. He also was supposed to have another child by this marriage. I haven't found the name yet but I did find a birth record of a Banks child being born 17 Feb 1915, Buncombe Co, NC and Gather Banks was listed as the father.

Obit

Banks

Pauline I Banks, formely of Asheville, died Nov 8, 2000, in Winston-Salem. Mrs Banks has resided in Walkertown since 1975. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gaither Banks, son, Jr Banks and daughter Wanda Edwards of Erwin, Tenn. Survivors include sons, Donald Banks of Walkertown and Larry Banks of Thomasville; daughters, Ida Mae Pate of Kernersville, Ava Lee Spangler of Walkertown, Shirley Gosnell of Hickory and Gail Gray of Dayton, Tenn.

25 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 2000, at Green Hills Cemetery, Asheville conducted by George W Gray. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hanes-Lineberry Pierce Chapel in Kernersville and other times at 1294 Micol Lane, Kernerville.




Green Hills Cemetery, Leicester, Buncombe Co, NC.

Gaither and Pauline Israel Banks. Photo provided by Ida Mae Banks Pate, daughter of Gaither and Pauline.

Gaither and Pauline had the following children:

+31 M i. Junior Gaither BANKS was born on 25 Sep 1925. He died on 27 Aug 1995.

32 F ii. Wanda Larue BANKS born 6 Nov 1927, Buncombe Co, NC and died 6 Jul 1990, Erwin, Unicoi Co, TN.

+ 33 F iii. Living BANKS. She married Stanley Pate born 30 Sep 1923 and died 24 May 1996, Kernersville, Forsyth Co, NC.

34 F iv. Kernersville Ava Lee Banks Spangler, 74, of Belews Creek Road in Walkertown, went home to be with her Lord on June 1, 2009. Funeral Services will be held 12:00 Noon Wednesday June 3, 2009 at her Graveside at Gardens of Memory in Walkertown. A native of Buncombe County, she was the daughter of the late Pauline Helen Israel and Gaither Barry Banks. She was also preceded in death by her husband Art Spangler. Survivors include her sisters Ida Mae Pate of Kernersville, Shirley Gosnell and Harley of Hickory, and Gail Gray and George of Dayton, Tennessee; brothers Donald Banks of Walkertown, and Larry Banks and Ann of Lexington. The family will visit with friends from 6-8PM Tuesday evening at the Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Home.


+35 Shirley A. Gosnell Share E-mail Visit Guest Book HICKORY - Shirley Ann Gosnell, 73, of CSI Farm Road in Hickory, died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, at her residence. Born March 13, 1936, in Buncombe County, she was the daughter of the late Gaither Barry and Pauline Helen Israel Banks. Shirley attended Harvest Baptist Church. She enjoyed going to church and was employed by Glenn R. Frye Hospital for a short while. Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Harley Lee Gosnell; a daughter, Darla and Lazaro Chavero of Conover; three sons, Derrell Gene and Pam Gosnell of Lincolnton, Dwayne Michael and Lesa Gosnell of Newton, and Darren Lee and Amy Gosnell of Lincolnton; two sisters, Idamae Pate of Kernersville and Gail and George Gray of Dayton, Tenn.; two brothers, Larry and Ann Banks of Lexington and Donald Banks of Walkerton; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grand-children. Preceding her in death were two sisters, Wanda Edwards and Avalee Spanger; a brother, JG Banks; and a grandson, Chris Herman. The funeral will be held at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009, at Jenkins Funeral Home chapel on Startown Road. Burial will follow in Brookford Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service, from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., on Thursday at Jenkins Funeral Home Chapel. Pallbearers will be members of Harvest Baptist Church. Memorials may be sent to Palliative CareCenter & Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton N.C. 28658. Condolence messages may be sent to www.jenkinsfuneralhome.net. The Gosnell family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Newton.


+36 M vi. Living BANKS born in 1949.

+37 F vii. Female Living Banks born 17 Jul 1938, Buncombe Co, NC. Married George Gray 6/21/1958.

+38 M viii. Male Living BANKS.

Fifth Generation

31. Junior Gaither BANKS (Gaither Berry BANKS, Goldman Bryson BANKS, Berry P BANKS, Frances) was born on 25 Sep 1925 in Buncombe Co, NC. He died on 27 Aug 1995 in Blueridge, Fannin, GA.
Junior married Louise.

They had the following children:
39 M i. Steve BANKS.
40 M ii. Living BANKS.
41 M iii. Living BANKS.
42 M iv. Living BANKS.
43 M v. Living BANKS.



32.Wandia Larue Banks born 6 Nov 1927, Buncombe Co, NC and died 6 Jul 1990, Erwin, Unicoi Co, TN. Wanda married Samuel "Sam" H Edwards, he died August 2003, Erwin, Unicoi Co, TN.

ERWIN Mr. Samuel Howell Edwards, age 80, 106 Justice Lane, Erwin, died Thursday May 6, 2004, at his residence. Mr. Edwards had lived in Newport News, Virginia, before moving to Erwin 26 years ago. He was a son of the late Howell & Althea Moore Edwards. Mr. Edwards was a World War II Army Veteran. He retired from Newport News Ship Builders after 35 years of service as a welding inspector. Mr. Edwards was of the Baptist faith.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Wanda Larue Edwards, a son, Samuel Gaither Edwards, one brother and three sisters.

Survivors include two sons & one daughter-in-law, Ernest Edwards, Erwin, Glenn Michael & Carolyn Edwards, Hayes, VA; one daughter, Sandra Bush, Erwin; nine grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins & friends.

Funeral service for Mr. Edwards will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday from the Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Speaker David Byrd will officiate. Music will be provided by Inez Chandler. Committal service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday in Mountain Home National Cemetery. Full military grave rites will be rendered by the Kingsport V.F.W. Post 3382. Those wishing to attend may gather at the cemetery by 10:50 a.m. Monday. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and other times at the residence 106 Justice Lane, Erwin.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.ledfordfuneralhome.com. Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is in charge of the arrangements. 743-1380 or 928-4595

33. Living BANKS (Gaither Berry BANKS, Goldman Bryson BANKS, Berry P BANKS, Frances). Living Banks married Stanley PATE. Stanley was born on 20 Sep 1923. He died on 24 May 1996 in Kernersville, Forsyth Co, NC. He was buried in Forsyth Co, NC.



David Lewis Ingle (Lillian Maude Banks, Henry Doke Banks, M Duclena Banks, Berry Banks, Frances Calloway)born 1934 and died 3 Oct 2003, Buncombe Co, NC.

Asheville - David Lewis Ingle, 69, of 247 Richmond Hill Drive, died Friday Oct. 3, 2003 at Memorial Mission Hospital following a brief illness. A lifelong resident of Buncombe County, he retired in 1992 from Revco Scientific and was formerly employed with Southern Railroad. He was a Marine Corp Veteran serving in the Korean War, a member of VFW Post #3040 and attended Calvary Worship Center. He was a son of Dradon Gilbert Ingle Sr. of Asheville and Lillian Maude Banks Jones of Asheville. Surviving in addition to his parents are his wife, Trula Harwood Ingle of the home; sons, Danny Lewis Ingle of the home and Vincent Edward Ingle of Asheville; daughter, Vivian Louise Brown and her husband, Billy, of Asheville; sister, Marie McKinney of Candler; step mother, Virginia Ingle of Asheville; half sister, Brenda Hudson of Asheville; half brothers, Kenneth Allen Ingle of California and Malcolm Ingle of Asheville and three grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park with the Rev. Ronald Dodson officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Buncombe County Veterans Council Memorial Team. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday at Anders-Rice Funeral Home.


12F. Loranzo Ingram Banks born 22 Feb 1897 died 15 Mar 1960 Buncombe Co, NC. Married 4 Mar 1917 Buncombe Co to Anna Mae Pegg born 28 Mar 1897 daughter of Phillip N Pegg. Anna died 13 Feb 1982, Buncombe Co, NC. Loranzo and Anna are buried at West Memorial Park, Buncombe Co, NC.

Lorenzo and Anna had the following children:

12FA. Neal L Banks died 1975 Buncombe Co, NC.
12FB. Woodrow Wilson Banks born 13 NOv 1918 and died 8 Aug 1991, Buncombe Co, NC.
12FC Charles Thad Banks born 30 Mar 1925 and died 15 Aug 1996, Buncombe Co, NC. Married Mary "May" Kate Tippton. Mary died 13 Feb 2006. She is buried Ashe Lawn Gardens of Memory, Buncombe Co, NC. Charles "Thad" and Mary "May" divorced 11 Jul 1980, Buncombe Co, NC.
12FD. Cecil Cline Banks born 18 Dec 1930 and died 29 Apr 2004.

Cecil's Obit:

Asheville - Cecil Cline Banks, 73, of 39 Busbee View Road, Asheville, died Thursday, April 29, 2004, at his residence. A native and lifelong resident of Buncombe County, he was the son of the late L.I. and Anna Mae Pegg Banks. He was also preceded in death by his sons, Doyle and Danny Banks and his brothers, Woodrow, Neal and Thad Banks. Surviving are his wife, Shirley Reed Banks of Lebanon, Tenn.; son, Dean Banks of Lebanon, Tenn.; daughter, Theresa Mitchell of Lebanon, Tenn.; sisters, Virginia Langston of Asheville and Jean Keyes of Etowah; brother, Carroll Banks of Asheville; granddaughters, Kim Banks and Jessica Thompson, both of Lebanon, Tenn.; and great-grandson, Isaac of Lebanon, Tenn. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Anders-Rice Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jerry Wilson officiating. Burial will be in West Memorial Park, Weaverville. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.



Ancestor showing relationship to my husband.
Frances Calloway
Berry Banks
Goldman Bryson Banks
Gaither Berry Banks
Living Banks
my husband


Sources:
I used birth, death and census records in addition to corresponding with Descendants of Unknown Banks and Frances to come to these conclusions.

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