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Visitation


Saturday September 21st, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am

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Funeral Services


Saturday September 21st, 2019
11:00am

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Mary Lue Banks

Mary Lue Banks, 72 of Streator passed Wednesday (September 11, 2019) at her home.

Visitation will be held Saturday (Sept. 21st) from 10 – 11 AM at the Calvary Baptist Church, Ottawa.  Funeral services will be held Saturday (Sept. 21st) at 11 AM at the church.  Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Streator.

Winterrowd Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mary was born on July 8, 1947 in Louise, MS to Jimmy and Maggie (James) Ford.  She married Raymond Banks on October 2, 1984.  He passed away on August 4, 2008.

Surviving are, daughter Mary Ann Ford of Streator, son Roy (Sheri) Ford of Lacon, 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, sister Ernestine (Earl) Phillips of Ottawa, brother Jeff Ford of Streator, nieces whom she raised, Linda Coleman of Streator, Edna Coleman of Toluca and Lueann Hendrix of Streator, nephew, Marvin Phillips of Streator and many other nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, son John L. Ford and a sister Edna Mae Coleman.

Mary was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Ottawa and was formerly a cook at the West Memphis High School in W. Memphis, Arkansas.

Memorials may be made in her name to the American Diabetes Association.


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A SOFT AND SWEET MEMORIES    STANDING SPRAY was sent by Willie Harris and Family on September 15, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Sep 15 2019 12:00 AM

Such a beautiful woman "gram" will be truly missed by myself and jayvon he thought of her as his own grandmother, we will miss going to sit and visit with her not a day will go by that we don't think of you gram love you rest in paradise

Trena Sep 14 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Banks

Trena Sep 14 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Banks

Brittney Sep 12 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Banks

Laveshia Wiggins Sep 12 2019 12:00 AM

Ann was a very unique lady, and my dear friend. The way we met was crazy too. I was visiting a friend so long ago and I was sitting on the couch by. Some man who I never even know and this lady comes in and she thinks I was trying to steel her Man. She even slapped me. So I tried to explain and invited her by for a drink one day. So she came over and we sat down and my husband gave her a shot. Well we sat around for a bit. By then we are laughing and on way to a friendship that I always cherished because she was such a good lady and I really got to like her a lot. When she would see me she would grin at me that grin of hers. And you all know that smile. I will regret not visiting her and being a better friend but she moved out of the neighborhood and we never kept in touch. I really am sorry my dear friend. I will see you one day and I will know you, I am sure! You rest quietly and painlessly in our lords loving arms! Your journey here is over and your heavenly journey has started! I too will miss you

Debbie Kling Sep 12 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Banks

Debbie Kling Sep 12 2019 12:00 AM