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175 VFW Post Rd / PO Box 725
CORNELIA, GA 30531
Phone: 706-778-8668
Fax: 706-776-9257
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JOE LEE
BANKS, SR.

June 7, 1944 – November 17, 2018

JOE LEE BANKS, SR.
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Joe Lee Banks, Sr., age 74 of Mt. Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Mr. Banks was born on January 7, 1944 to Estee and Daisy Dunn Banks of Mt. Airy, Georgia. He was employed by Georgia Power from June 1963 until his retirement and acted as a humanitarian of the community, helping anyone in need. He joined Ebenezer Baptist Church in Mt. Airy, Georgia at an early age. He served for a period of time as the chairman of the deacon board. One of his top accomplishments included a hit record “In The Know” by Theodore & The Clippers in which he played the bass guitar.

He leaves behind to mourn his passing, a faithful and devoted wife of 55 years, Winnie Smith Banks; sons, Joe (Angela) Banks of Alto, Georgia and Marion (Suzanne) Banks of Mt. Airy, Georgia; daughter, Lisa (Doug) Walker of Dacula, Georgia; 7 grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Going home services are scheduled for 12 noon, Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Oliver Dorsey, Pastor officiating. Interment will follow in East View Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10 am until the service hour on Wednesday at the church.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com

MCGAHEE-GRIFFIN & STEWART FUNERAL HOME OF CORNELIA, GEORGIA (706/778-8668) IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.

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Visitation

When Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Ebenezer Baptist Church
Address
Mt. Airy
Mt. Airy, GA

Service Information

When
Wednesday, November 21st, 2018 12:00pm
Location
Ebenezer Baptist Church
Address
487 Dicks Hill Parkway
Mt Airy, GA 30563

Interment Information

Location
Eastview Cemetery
Address
Grandview Ave
Mt Airy, GA 30563