Inez Patton Banks

Age: 66
Address: Burnsville, North Carolina
Date of Death: Sunday, November 24, 2013
Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home 

Details: Inez Patton Banks of Burnsville went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 24th at her home, surrounded by her family.
     A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Gene and Elizabeth Robinson Patton.  She was also preceded in death by a brother, Larry Patton and her second parents, Boyd and Pearl Brown Banks.  Inez was a retired employee of Yancey County School System, working in the Cafeteria at Mountain Heritage High School for many years.
     Surviving are her husband of 47 years, Charles W. ‘Chip’ Banks; two daughters:  Becky Christopher and husband, Paul, of Vass, NC and Jennifer Young and husband, Chad; and a son:  Jonathan Banks and wife, Tammy, all of Burnsville; a sister:  Anna Lee Ledford and husband, Lawrence, of Leicester; and six granddaughters:  Christy, Megan, Nicole, Ashley, Amber and Alex, two step grandsons: Luke and Gabriel Christopher; a special niece: Laura Huneycutt of Stanfield, NC and a special nephew:  Bobby Holcombe of Burnsville.  
     Funeral services will be held at 6:30 PM Tuesday in West Burnsville Baptist Church of which she was an active member.  Pastor Charlie Carroway and Revs. Ricky Ray and Harold Bennett, Jr. will officiate.  A graveside service will be held at 11 AM Wednesday in the Church Cemetery. Deacons of West Burnsville Baptist Church will serve as pallbearers.
     The family will receive friends from 5 until 6:30 PM Tuesday at West Burnsville Baptist Church, prior to the service.
     Memorials may be made to West Burnsville Baptist Church, P. O. Box 38, Burnsville, NC 28714 or Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.
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