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Dorothy Bankston

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

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Dorothy Bankston, daughter of the late Alonzo and Mary Anderson Oliver, was born on Aug. 9, 1925 in Risco, Mo., and died on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, in the Gideon Care Center at Gideon, Mo., at the age of 85.

Mrs. Bankston was a jewelry manager and a resident of Dexter.

She was united in marriage to Orville Bankston. Mr. Bankston preceded her in death.

Survivors include one son, Mike Bankston of Springfield, Mo.; one daughter, Sue Warren of Dexter, Mo.; one sister Jean Love of Pasadena, Texas ;and three grandchildren, Tim Warren of Dexter, Catie Bankston of Seattle, Wash., and Tess Bankston of Springfield, Mo.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date in Springfield. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of all arrangements.