Marshall Banks Jr.

Published 12:01 am Saturday, January 3, 2015

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Dec. 6, 1939 – Dec. 28, 2014

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LORMAN — Services for Marshall Banks Jr., 74, of Fayette, who died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Claiborne County Medical Center in Port Gibson, were 1 p.m. Friday at Jessamine Ridge Baptist Church in Lorman with the Rev. Richard Cruel officiating.Banks1

Burial will follow at the Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home.

Mr. Banks was born Dec. 6, 1939, in Jefferson County, the son of Marshall Banks Sr. and Anita King. He was the adopted son of Washington and Lucy King.

Mr. Banks was a member of Jessamine Ridge Baptist Church and served as an usher and on the auxiliary board.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his adopted parents; and sisters and brothers.

Survivors include his loving and supportive wife, Alice Banks; one son, Marshall Banks III and wife, Tonie, of Houston; two daughters, Shirley Barnes and husband, Andra, of Vicksburg and Cheryl Minott and husband, Anthony, of Douglasville, Ga.; four grandsons, Glen Reed of Atlanta, Darrell Brown of Douglasville, Ga., Quentin Banks of Houston and Dominique Gaines of Fayette; four granddaughters, Demetria Reed of Clinton, Jasmine Banks of Houston, Diamond Gaines and Diandrenique Gaines, both of Fayette; two great-grandchildren, Omari Hampton and Jaylen Burrell, both of Clinton; seven sisters-in-law; four brothers-in-law; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.