Jo Banks

Jo Banks

Thursday, March 19th, 2020 Thursday, March 19th, 2020

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Obituary for Jo Ann Banks

Joann 'JoJo' Smith Banks a native and resident of Bayou La Batre, AL was born March 25, 1953. She was called home to be with her Savior on March 19, 2020. She is preceded in death by her mother and father Heron and Beactice Burks grandmother Mary Ann Coe and brother Jim Dailey. She leaves to cherish her memories a loving devoted husband of 47 years Louis Banks. Four children: Tyrell (Gwendolyn) Smith of Irvington, AL Tammy Banks,Tyrone Banks both of Bayou La Batre, AL and Tasha (Tyrone) Pogue of Irvington, AL. Nine grandchildren DeTerin (Talisha) Smith, Zykeaiah Banks, Samira Banks, DaTerria Smith, Sailor Tirey Banks, Marissa Banks, Latia Banks, Nia Banks and Montrell Pogue. Seven greatgrand children: Dominic Smith, Aken Smith, Dallis Smith, Brandon Williams Jr. Brooklyn Smith, Braylon Williams and Tylen Blakely. Mother in law: Ida Yates, of Milwaukee Wis. Brothers: James Burks of Grand Bay, AL. Lawernce( Dorothy) Burks Pascagoula, MS. Karl Burks of Bayou La Batre, AL Micheal (Anita) Burks of St. Elmo AL, Leroy (Jackie) Johnson of Moss Point, MS. Sisters: Zetta (Clifton) Bowie and Chanta Burks both of Bayou La Batre, AL. Cousin/Sister: Selma Smith of GA. Sister in laws: Louise Thompson of CA. Juanita Banks, Margaret Banks, Agnes Bentley, Mary (Kevin) Wesley, Vanessa Yates, Pamela Yates all of Milawaukee Wis. and Catherine Shands of SC. Brother in laws: James Banks of Milwaukee Wis. and Cecil (Irene) Yates of CA. A devoted niece Shanita Burks of Bayou La Batre, AL. and a host of other devoted nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, March 27th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 8:00pm
    Small's Mortuary - Mobile
    950 S. Broad Street
    Mobile, AL
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    Friday, March 27th, 2020
    1:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, March 28th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Small's Mortuary Chapel
    950 South Broad Street
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    Saturday, March 28th, 2020
  • Interment

    Saturday, March 28th, 2020 |
    Odd Fellow
    Bayou Front, Dr
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    Saturday, March 28th, 2020

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The Pogue Family and Love, Your Mostellar Medical Center Family. sent flowers to the family of Jo Ann Banks.
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The Pogue Family and Love, Your Mostellar Medical Center Family. sent flowers to the family of Jo Ann Banks.
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Lora Eirby

To Tasha and family, may the Lord strengthen you and the family in this time of sorrow. Prayers to you and the family. Blessings to you, Lora Eirby.
Comment | Posted at 11:25am via Condolence

Deneen McMillian Bell

My prayers and condolences to the family of the late Jo Banks. May God bless and strengthen you all as a whole during this time of bereavement. May His peace overtake you and give you a peace that surpasses all understanding. Sending my love and prayers to the family. Deneen Bell
Comment | Posted at 10:07am via Condolence

The Pogue Family

Love you always and forever Jo jo
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Vanessa Yates

I remember as a little girl Jo use to ask me to baby sit my niece Tammy although I was young she knew I was responsible it saddens me that I cannot be there for your home going I have a lot of memories of you that I will share and reminisce I love you sister in-law
Comment | Posted at 05:28am via Condolence

Christine Daugherty

Our prayers are with the family and friends. Joann was a sweet person. My mom and Joann were always together, they had great times together. It was my turn one night to take care of my mom,when she was sick before she died. Joann came over that next day to sit with my mom. I knew she was very sad to see her like that. Their whole crew is together again now in Heaven rejoicing! I remember when I was a young girl spending the night over there with my sister and Erica. We had a great time. One night before we went to bed she ran us all some bath water. It was 1 inch of water in the tub,lol!!! I was like is this a joke 🤣.. she will be missed. Love you jojo.💕❤
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