Maggie C. Banks

Tue, 10/20/2009 - 3:46pm
By: The Citizen

Maggie C. Banks, 93, Fayetteville, died Oct. 15, 2009. She was born in College Park. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tasso and Rodie Culver, and her husband of 53 years, Herschel L. Banks. She moved to Fayetteville in 1940 where she was retired from the Fayette County school system. She began her career here as manager of the Fayette County High School lunchroom. In 1979 the senior class of the high school honored "Miss Maggie" by dedicating their yearbook to her. Among her other honors was being recognized as one of the county's best cooks and being named Fayette County Citizen of the Year in 1980. When Fayette County began its vocational programs, she became the food service instructor and remained in that position until she retired in 1986. She was a member of the Fayetteville First Baptist Church and loved her J.O.Y. Sunday School Class. Services were at the Fayetteville First Baptist Church with the Rev. Glenn Stringham officiating. Interment was at Camp Memorial Cemetery, Fayetteville.

Survivors include her children, Patsy Landrum, Frank Banks, Linda Banks, Bobby and Ann Banks, all of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Jeff and Carla Landrum, Lynn and Scott Ross, Georgia Banks, Carrie and Terry Raynor, Stephanie Banks, Jennifer and Christopher Stanley; and great-grandchildren, Ansley Landrum, Peyton Banks, Morgan and Leah Maggie Ross, and Caitlin and Sarah Raynor. Memorial donations may be made to the Fayetteville First Baptist Church, 205 Stonewall Ave., Fayetteville, GA 30214. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, was in charge.

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