Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Gary D. Banks, 68, Fairview, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013, following a sudden illness.

He was born Nov. 19, 1944 in Washburn, to Jay W. and Marjorie Putnam Banks. He was a lifetime area resident and was a dairy farmer.

Survivors include: one brother, Barney Banks and wife, Connie, of Fairview; and one sister, Treva McCool, of Grove, Okla.

Services will be 12 p.m. Saturday at Jones Chapel Freewill Baptist Church, Stella.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory Joplin.