Mark Banks(1964 - 2013)

Mark Anthony Banks Jr.
Mark Anthony Banks Jr. 49 was born on March 2,1964 and he departed this life on October 23,2013 at Deaconess Hospital. Mark graduated from Henderson County High School from where he went on to enlist in the National Guard for six years with an Honorable Discharge . He had worked for Keller Crescent ,Washington Square Mall Grounds keeper and other various jobs until his health no longer allowed him to continue.Mark survived a heart transplant March 1,2012, but still continued to battle with heart disease until God called him home. Mark will be truly missed .Mark was preceded in death by both parents Mark Banks Sr and Dorothy Blanks, two nephews Quentel Washington and Quentel Gulley and grandson D'Mariea Fox Jr.
Mark leaves to cherish his memory 5 sons Marquel Payne, Cameron Banks, Darion Fletcher ,Martez Banks, Markell Banks and 2 daughters Na"shonika Valentine and Markaylyn Banks and 2 sisters Vonda Banks and Dorsel Wiley(David) and 1 brother Lawrence Banks(Tiffany), 2 stepsons Adrian and Dearius Valentine and fiancé Chell Phillips.Funeral Service will be Wednesday 11:00am at Memorial Baptist Church, with visitation beginning at 10:00am at church until service time.
Osborne Funeral Home handling arrangements

Published in Courier Press from Oct. 29 to Oct. 30, 2013