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LouAnn Banks

April 22, 1936 — December 31, 2020


LouAnn Banks

WEAVERVILLE  – Mary LouAnn “Lil’ Honey” Harrison Banks, age 84, of Weaverville, NC died Thursday, December 31, 2020 as a result of late-stage Alzheimer's.

Ms. Banks was born April 22, 1936 in Buncombe County to the late Roscoe Conklin and Essie Leigh Mainer Banks. She graduated Weaverville High School with the Class of 1954. In addition to her lifelong work with many churches, she retired after serving over 15 years with the Baptist Bookstore (Baptist Sunday School Board) Lifeway Christian Bookstore in Charlotte, NC. Her love of family, music, dancing, and singing is greatly missed.

In addition to her parents and all her siblings, she was also preceded in death by the father of her children, Archie V. Harrison, Sr.

Surviving are her children, Angela Veonne (Harrison) Monts De Oca of Bailey, NC, Archie Venoy “Sonny” Harrison, Jr. and wife Lorrie of Gastonia, NC, and Amy Vandora Harrison and Chonte Calvin of Bessemer City, NC; three grandchildren, Jessica Marie Harrison (Tommy Stogner), Adam Rosse Monts De Oca (wife Brittany), and Jacob Huggins; and five great-grandchildren, James, Landon, Tristan, Thomas, and Patricia LouAnn.

A private graveside service was held at West Memorial Park, 40 Roberts Street, Weaverville, NC.

A memorial celebration of life service will be held once Covid restrictions lessen.  

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