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Mr. Maurice J. Banks Sr.

The Banks, York, Tower, Chenoweth & Harris families, with profound sadness and regret, announce the sudden home-going of their beloved son, dad, brother, uncle & cousin Mr. Maurice J. Banks, Sr. This sad event occurred on Saturday morning, July 30, 2016, in Oklahoma City, OK, USA.

He leaves to mourn his loss, his parents: Mrs. Lucinda E. York and Judge Jesse H. Banks Jr.; his sons: Maurice J. Banks Jr. and Edwin Miles Banks; sisters: Lucretia E. Banks and Arnette Anthony; brothers: Charles E. Banks, Jesse H. Banks III, and Joseph Allison (Friday) and a host of other relatives and friends in the United States, Liberia, the United Kingdom, France, Europe and other parts of the world.

Funeral Arrangements for Mr. Maurice J. Banks Sr.:

Wake:                  Friday, August 26; 6pm – 8pm - Temple & Sons, Funeral Directors, Inc., 2801 N.   Kelley Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Funeral:              Saturday, August 27, 2016 – 11am – St. John’s Baptist Church, 5700 N.W. Kelley, 
                           Oklahoma City, OK

Interment:         Saturday, August 27; Sunny Lane Cemetery in Oklahoma City, OK

Repast follows after the funeral.

Contacts:            Judge Jesse H. Banks Jr. – 401-331-6198

                           Mrs. Lucinda E. York – 44-2074036198 (London)


                           Mr. Charles E. Banks – 580-284-8744

                           Mrs. Lucretia E. Banks – 44-7459008207 (London)


                           Mr. Jesse H. Banks III – 401-497-7748 (London)

                           Miss Elmina E. Dunn (Niece) – 44-7790693125 (London)


                           Mr. Maurice J. Banks Jr. – 410-718-9705

                           Mr. Edwin Miles Banks – 443-520-5329

                           Mr. Charles S. Neal III (OKC) – 405-816-7506

                           Mrs. Amanda Harris Wright – 704-345-5630

Monetary Donations Can Be Made To:
The Bank of America

Charles Banks

Account # 305007402432

Routing # 103000017

Accommodations: Embassy Suites, 741 N. Phillips Ave., OKC, OK 73104. Please register under Maurice  Banks’ Death Party. Rate is $119.00/day (rooms can fit 4 persons) with complimentary breakfast and manager’s special.