Obituary: Helen L. Banks

June 22, 1928 – January 24, 2021

Helen L. Banks, 92, of Bedford, formerly of Springville, died at her residence Sunday, January 24, 2021.

Born June 22, 1928, in Owensburg, she was the daughter of Joseph V. Glasgow and Maude E. Ooley. She married Claude “Tub” F. Banks on March 1, 1947, and he preceded her in death. She retired from Ford, where she was an assembler. She attended Grace Baptist Church.

Survivors include companion James Sullivan of Bedford; children,
Ronald Banks (Wenonah) of Oolitic, Danny Banks (Karen) of Springville, Donna Ratkovich of Springville, Roger Banks (Amy Lumen) of Bloomington; Twelve grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Bob Glasgow (Vera) of Madison; four sisters, Judy Anderson of Oolitic, Sherry Saunders of Bedford, Mary Lou Korvela of Springville, Jean Doane of Oolitic.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; son, Jerry Dean Banks; two brothers, Joseph “Bud” Glasgow and Perry Glasgow; sister, Anna Mae Parker.

Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Thursday,
January 28th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. A private funeral service will
be held.

In accordance with CDC guidelines, masks and social distancing are required. Attendance is limited to 50 people at a time.

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