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Helen Gold Deshazo Banks

June 26, 1927 August 3, 2019
Helen Gold Deshazo Banks
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Helen Gold Deshazo Banks, 92, of Ridgeway, VA passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 at her home. She was born June 26, 1927 in Henry County, VA to the late Helen McBride Deshazo and Gilbert Deshazo. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Walter Hines Banks; and siblings, George McBride, Frank Deshazo, Annie Wood, and Carrie Phillips.

Mrs. Banks is survived by her son, Michael G. Banks of Silver Spring, MD (Kim Mitchell); daughter, Helen Banks Ball (Kenneth) of Haw River, NC; sister, Doris Taylor; and loving adopted son, Ronald Oliver. Also surviving are grandchildren, Ronald Alexander Oliver (Auria), Robert Anthony Oliver (Shereuka), and Jennifer Nichole Bibb (Timothy); Angela Christine Banks (Andrew), Lauren Marie Banks, great-grandchildren, Isaiah Rivera Oliver, Dejah Oliver; Romello Oliver, Camryn Oliver, Alexa Oliver, and Brielle Oliver; Timothy Bibb, London Bibb, Judah Bibb, Ayanna Hill, and Ava Duncan; great-great-grandchildren, Ju’Lisa Jones and Maximus Rivera Oliver; special niece and nephew, Nicholas Wood and Frances Wood; and several other nieces, nephews, and extended family.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel with Rev. Timothy Bibb officiating.

Special thank you to Brenda Hairston, Alice Swanson, and Sylvia “Ann” Tucker for their dedication love and attention. And a special thanks to Mountain Valley Hospice for their dedication and service to our family!

Proverbs 31:28–29: "Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: 'Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.”

Memorial donations may be made to the Virginia Geriatrics Society, P.O. Box 24305, Richmond, VA 23224 or to Mountain Valley Hospice of Martinsville, 730 E Church St, St #13, Martinsville, VA 24112.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc., and Crematory, Martinsville, VA is serving the Banks family.

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Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, VA 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 VA
United States

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