Whitesburg KY

Rites held for Betty Banks

Funeral services for Betty Easterling Banks, 80, of McRoberts, were held February 14 at the New Freedom Worship Center in Dunham. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

A daughter of the late McKinley Johnson and Icy Mae Sowards Johnson, she was born in Fleming-Neon. She died February 10 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard.

Mrs. Banks enjoyed gardening, planting flowers and spending time with family and friends.

Surviving are her husband, Jesse Banks; a daughter, Pamela Rose of Millstone; a son, Larry Easterling of Millstone; two brothers, Jimmy Johnson and George Johnson, both of New Lexington, Ohio; three grandchildren, Matt Maggard and wife Leslie, Corey Easterling and Jacob Easterling; and six great-grandchildren Addyson Blevins, Kyndall Blevins, Scarlett Oneil Maggard, Eden Brees Maggard, Amelia Holmes and Christina Sherese Gail Holmes.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Bernie Dale Johnson and John Morgan Johnson.

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