The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


April 2, 2014

Martha Jean Banks

Funeral services for Martha Jean Banks, 79 of Tennessee Colony, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Bailey & Foster Chapel in Palestine, with Gene Russell officiating. Burial will follow in Carroll Springs Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster, Palestine.

Mrs. Banks passed away Monday, March 31, 2014 at her residence.

She was born Oct. 1, 1934 in Arkansas, to Floyd and Jessie Turner. She was a homemaker and a member of Lone Pine Baptist Church.

Mrs. Banks was preceded in death by her parents; and a son, Derrel Robertson.

She is survived by husband, James Banks; sons, James Banks Jr. and wife Cathy of Lubbock, Roland Banks of Tennessee Colony, David Robertson and wife Carolyn of Montalba; grandchildren, Michael and Madelyn Banks, Hailey Banks, James Steven Banks, Miranda Evans, Crystal Huckaby, Sara Wessen, Christopher Robertson and Tiffany Bean.

Condolence calls will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Bailey & Foster Palestine.

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