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Billy Jefferson Banks
October 7, 1930  -  May 27, 2006


Billy Jefferson Banks, 75, of Mount Pleasant passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2006 in Batesville.  He was born on Tuesday, October 7, 1930 in Guion, Arkansas and was the son of Andrew Jefferson Banks and Maudie (Hulsey) Banks.  He was a welder and mechanic.  Billy worked for 18 years for Arkansas Lime, 10 years for Unimon (formerly Silicus), and also worked for Freshour Construction Company.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing and also welding and working on small engines in his shop.  He was a Christian.
Billy is survived by his wife, Mary Lee (Winkle) Banks of the home; one son, Billy Banks, Jr. of Mount Pleasant; and one daughter, Linda Banks Trammell of Locust Grove.
He is also survived by his three grandchildren: Tiffany Trammell-Jones of Locust Grove, Darrin Trammell, also of Locust Grove and Heather Banks of Mount Pleasant.  Other survivors include his brother, Jack Banks of Mount Pleasant and two sisters: Bonnie Loedings of Oak Grove, Missouri and Vida Tate of Gid, Arkansas.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Lola Edington and his brothers, Henry Banks, Herbert Banks, and Barney Banks, and an infant brother, Sherman Banks.
Pallbearers will be Darrin Trammell, Andy Jones, Sherman Banks, Larry Banks, Rusty Tate, Jason Banks.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the Roller-Crouch Funeral Home Chapel in Melbourne with Larry Sellers officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Interment will be at Barren Fork Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Melbourne. (870) 368-4540.

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