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Obituary for Mary Ellen Banks (Suttles)

Brevard – Mary Suttles Banks, age 90 of Brevard, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020.

She was the daughter of the late William and Leoda Rippy Suttles. She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Banks, one daughter, Sarah Whisnant, two brothers, William and Mack Suttles and one sister, Anne Owens.

Survivors include one son, Larry Banks and wife Dorothy of Brevard, three brothers, Charles Suttles of Covington, IN, Albert Suttles and Kenneth Suttles of Brevard, one sister, Beth Lee McCallum and husband Cliff of Midvale, Utah, five grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held 12:30pm, Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory. The family will receive friends 11am – 12pm on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Moody-Connolly Funeral Home.

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Moody-Connolly Funeral Home and Crematory are caring for the family.