Thelma Mae Lowther Banks

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On March 14, 2015, Thelma Mae Lowther Banks, went home to be with the Lord. She died peacefully with her loving family by her side at Carroll Hospice Dove House in Westminster. Born on December 3, 1925 in Linn, West Virginia, she lived in the Westminster area for 26 years. She was the daughter of the late Hedgeman M. and Anna Myrtle Lattea Lowther. She was predeceased by husband James D. Banks, Sr. in 1988. Before her retirement, she owned and operated Banks Embroidery Service. She was an active member of Church of the Open Door. A member of the Super 60's, where she sung in the choir, and a member of The Royal Blue Sunday School Class. Thelma enjoyed reading her Bible, her favorite Scriptures were on Prophecy and Salvation. She enjoyed needle point, sewing, and reading the Sunday comics. Her great pleasure was to spend time with her family and watching her Grandchildren grow up. Surviving her are daughters and sons-in-law Sherry A. and Mason "Jimmy" Clagett and Sandra J. and Arthur "Pete" Parrish, all of New Windsor, MD; son James D. Banks, Jr. of Virginia Beach, VA; step-daughter and husband Dale A. and Jackie Rogers of Stamps, Arkansas; 8 Grandchildren; 18 Great Grandchildren; and 3 Great Great Grandchildren. She was predeceased in death by daughter Phyllis Ann; brothers Henry, Argel, Worthy, and Everett Lowther; sister Columbia Keesecker; half brothers Clifford and Archie; and daughter-in-law Carolyn Banks. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster. The family will also receive friends on Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. until the start of the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. at Church of the Open Door, 550 Baltimore Blvd., Westminster, with her pastor, Rev. John Campbell officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Carroll Hospice Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.

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Pritts Funeral Home
412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on Mar. 16, 2015
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