The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, July 26, 1993
Leah Jessie Banker, 93, Shelbyville, died at 9 p.m. Saturday.
Born March 7, 1900, in Shelby County, d/o  Cyrus and Alice (Kemple) Headlee.  Married R. Ray Banker December 30, 1922; he died June 6, 1975.
Member of the First United Methodist Church and Naamah Chapter 73, Order of the Eastern Star, Shelbyville.
Burial Forest Hill Cemetery.
Survivors:  son  Jack W. Banker, Shelbyville; two grandchildren; one great grandchild; and one sister, Mrs. Sarah Opal Hurst, Indianapolis; 5 sisters and 7 brothers preceded her in death.
Submitted by Barb Huff for Darlene Headlee Collins
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Republican
Tuesday, February 13, 1906.
Page 1
(From Monday's Daily.)
            Mrs. Elizabeth Banker, of Columbus, formerly a resident of Shelby county died yesterday at Columbus.  She was 86 years old, and has several relatives in this city.  Her death is believed to have resulted from old age.  Drs. A. J. Banker  and  W. T. Banker, prominent physicians of Columbus, and  Demetrius Banker  of this city, are her sons.  She was grandmother to  Ed. Banker,  Ora Banker,  Earl Banker  and  Mrs. Thomas McClain, children of  Demetrius Banker  of this city.  She was great grandmother to  Otto,  Stanley,  and  Ray Banker, sons of  Ed. Banker.  The funeral services will take place tomorrow forenoon at 1 o'clock.  Several from here will attend.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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