Helen Ruth Cox Bankston
July 30, 1946 - September 02, 2020
“To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.”
Helen Ruth Cox Bankston went to be with her Savior on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 1:04 PM. She was born July 30, 1946 in Amite, LA and was 74 years of age.
She is survived by her son, Curtis Ray Bankston, Jr.; a daughter, Cheryll Lynn Bankston Shea (Paul); 2 grandsons, Matthew and Daniel; sister, Carolyn Hyde; and 4 brothers, James Cox, Floyd Cox, Dwane Cox, and Ronnie Cox.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jewel and Annie Mae Stokes Cox; husband, Curtis Ray Bankston, Sr.; sister, Shirley Jean Bennett; grandparents, Otto Stokes, Sr. and Cora Lee Lebo Stokes and Philon Cox and Deane Mulina Cox.
Graveside Services will be held at Lewiston Cemetery, Kentwood, LA at 10:00 AM on Friday, September 4, 2020. Services conducted by Pastor Jeff McKneely.
McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements.