Whitesburg KY

Services held for Ethel Banks

Funeral services for Ethel Banks, 98, were held December 23 at Peaceful Hills Cemetery at Ice.

A daughter of the late Emmitt and Hettie Hampton Halcomb, she died December 20.

She was the widow of Boyd Banks Jr., the mother of the late Margaret Boggs Haag and Emma Adams Lamb, and a sister of the late Alex Halcomb, Mary Day, Lovelle Halcomb, Ollie Collier and Mae Day.

Mrs. Banks was a member of the Old Regular Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Jerry Banks of Eolia, and Jack Banks and wife Vivian of Cowan; three daughters, Shelia Gosse of Kingsport, Julia Shoemaker of Schunburg, Ill., and Janice Smith of Columbus, Ind.; two brothers, Solomon H. Halcomb of Cowan, and Linville Halcomb of Columbus, Ind.; eight grandchildren, Pam Chestnut, Jerome Banks, Wade Banks, Debbie, Larry Shoemaker, Bradley Shoemaker, Phillip Ison and Rusty Ison; and several great- grandchildren.

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