James Leon Banks

Mr. James Leon Banks, 63, of Ellijay, died Sunday, June 11, 2017.

He was born Jan. 18, 1954, in Gilmer County, to the late Claymon Banks and Mattie Sanford Banks. He was a graduate of Gilmer High School, class of 1972, worked for Oriental Weavers and was a member of Harvest Missionary Church.

He is preceded in death by brother, Hayden Arnold.

He is survived by wife, Kathleen Wells Banks; son and daughter-in-law, Cameron and Cara Banks, of Tampa, Fla.; sister, Martha Jarboe, of Ellijay; and nieces, nephews, cousins and host of friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2017, from the Harvest Missionary Church with the Rev. Glenn Arnold officiating.

Music was by Robin Henson, Teresa Chastain and Taylor Elliott.

Pallbearers were Huston Elliott, Tyson Elliott, Dusty Arnold, Toby Arnold, Billy Locke and Barry Henson.

Interment was in the Yukon Cemetery.

Condolences can be made at www.bernhardtfh.com.

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006