December 6, 2012

Wilma Banks, 91, formerly of Altus, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 in Little Rock, Ark. Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday at the Kincannon Memorial Chapel with Rod Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the New Electra Cemetery in Electra, Texas, under the direction of Kincannon Funeral Home.

Anna Wilma Mills was born Dec. 5, 1920 to Frederick Hugo and Mary Edna (Stagner) Mills in Vanoss, Oklahoma. She married H.D. Rocky Banks on Aug. 17, 1936 in Vernon, Texas. She was a loving wife, mother and homemaker. Wilma was a member of the County Line Missionary Baptist Church in Wright, Ark. She loved visiting with family and friends. She also enjoyed reading, playing computer games, studying her bible, and listening to praise and worship music.

Wilma was preceded in death by her husband H.D. Rocky Banks; one son, Richard K. Banks; her parents, two sisters; seven brothers; and two great-grandchildren.

She is survived by two daughters, Glenda Joyce Lowe of Wright, Ark.; Linda Banks Hunter, of Blair; one son, Timothy L. Banks of Carrollton, Texas; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren ; 15 great-great-grandchildren and one great-great-great-grandchild.

The family will greet friends from 1 p.m. until service time on Saturday in the Kincannon Gathering Room.

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