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.