Whitesburg KY

Services held for Jackson Banks



Jackson Dafoe Banks, 69 died November 11 at Pikeville Medical Center.

A Whitesburg native, he was a son of the late Ida Stallard and James Banks. He was graduated from Morehead State University and was retired from teaching math at Whitesburg High School, where he had taught for 30 years.

He was a deacon at the First Baptist Church, where he was a member of Love Grows a Church ministry team, served as chairman of the Building and Grounds Committee, and was a Sunday School nursery worker.

Surviving are his wife of 39 years, Sandra Strange Banks; two sons, Jon David Banks of Lexington, and Matthew James Banks of Florence; two brothers, Charles E. Banks and Billy K. Banks and wife Irene, all of Whitesburg; four sisters, Elsie Aouate of Canton, Mich., Elizabeth Bolling of Ft. Thomas, Rosa Tyree of Tiffin, Oh., and Josephine Banks of Whitesburg.

Funeral services were held November 13 at the First Baptist Church in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Boney Banks Cemetery at Ice.

Everidge Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

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