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Ruth Banks succumbs at 92

Ruth Banks, 92, died July 21 at her home at Whitesburg.

Born in Letcher County to the late Tom and Lizzie Boatright Williams, she was the widow of Eli Bank and attended Mayking Old Regular Baptist Church.

She was the mother of the late Shannon Rose Banks, and a grandmother of the late Alex Ross Banks.

Surviving are a son, Rick Banks and wife Meri-Beth of Lexington; two sisters, Helen Pace and Cecile Conaster, both of Whitesburg; two grandchildren, Rick and Dylan; and two great-grandchildren, Gracie and Austin.

Funeral services were held July 23 at Everidge Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Memorial Park at Ermine.

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