Mrs. Estelle Bradford Banks was born Sept. 15, 1923 to the late June and Pinkie Bradford. She accepted Christ at an early age at Rocky Mount Baptist Church in Homer. She later united with Mayflower Baptist Church where she attended until her health failed.
Estelle united in holy matrimony to Sherman Banks and later they went their separate ways.
Aunt Sutta was a compassionate, warm and loving person. She would help anyone she could. She helped rear several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She leaves to cherish her memories a very devoted niece and nephew, Bobbie and John Clark, who opened up their home to her with love and care; and a host of other nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and three brothers.
Visitation will be Friday, March 9 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. in the chapel of Kennon's Mortuary.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 10, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Gregory Wayne Shyne, officiating. Interment will follow at Mayflower Cemetery.