2018-03-06 / Obituaries

Dimple Bowman Banks

Mrs. Dimple Bowman Banks, 79, entered into eternal rest with family at her bedside at her residence on McCormick Highway, on Friday, March 2, 2018.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Monday, March 5, 2018 at Bethany United Methodist Church with Rev. Lanis Lewis and Rev. Terry Bonds officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Banks was the daughter of the late Charlie Edward Bow­man and the late Doris Burgess Bowman of Carthage, Tennessee. She was a member of the Lincoln County Historical Society, Friends of the Library and Bethany United Methodist Church. Mrs. Banks, or Dimple as everyone knew her, served as a waitress at Soap Creek Restaurant for many years, was an avid reader, loved movies and was a serious card player. She was a friend to everyone that knew her and will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alton Smith Banks; two granddaughters, Shannon Dawkins Jennings and Colbi Driggers; one sister, Sue Scott; and one brother, Billy Bowman.

Survivors include her children, Vicki Banks Dawkins and husband Sammy, and Dale Banks of Lincoln­ton, Larry Banks and wife, Patricia of Davisboro, Georgia, Brian Banks of Lincolnton, Randy Banks and wife, Nikki of Oak Field, Georgia, Kathy Banks Driggers and husband, J.C. of Orange Park, Florida, Bran­don Banks and wife, Stephanie of Lincolnton; one brother, Bobby Bowman and wife, Carolyn of Christiana, Tennessee.; eighteen grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren and numerous other family members.

Serving as pallbearers were Sean Vernon, Al Dawkins, Levi Banks, Colby Banks, Cody Creswell and Ricky Creswell.

If so desired memorial contribu­tions may be made to the Friends of the Library, P.O. Box 310, Lincoln­ton, GA. 30817.

You may sign the family’s online guestbook at www.reesfuneralhome.net. Rees Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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