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Nellie E. Banks

10/30/1913 - 07/13/2022

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Obituary for Nellie E. Banks

Ms. Nellie E. Banks of North Charleston, SC entered into eternal rest on July 13. 2022.Ms. Banks was the daughter of the late Richard Frazier and Florence Bennett Frazier, the mother of; Theresa Vance, Lorraine White (Ceasar), Rose M. Parks (Theodore) and Robert Monroe (Lourelza). The Home Going Service for Ms. Banks will take place on Saturday, July 23, 2022, 11:00 AM at Joshua Baptist Church, 2482 Faber Rd. N. Charleston, SC. She will be laid to rest in the church cemetery. There will be no Walk Thru on Friday Evening.

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Dear family of 'Miss Nellie.' We grew up in Charleston and when we would visit with my Aunt Grace Fulton Morrison in Harrisburg, her friend Miss Nellie would always be there. Aunt Grace passed last year and I feel the friends are together again. We loved Miss Nellie. She was a gem, so kind and vibrant. We loved her cooking and are thoroughly in awe of the beautiful life she lived. Our condolences and love to the family. Sleep in Peace Miss Nellie. .......Karen Wigfall Craig, my mom Marian Fulton Wigfall and Family
- karen
CONDOLENCES from my family to that of Miss Nellie may the GOD of Heaven GIVE YOU THE STRENGTH to continue in her legacy, Thank GOD for her LONGEVITY!
- norva andrews
Fondly known as "Miss Nellie" she was well loved and was missed as soon as she moved to South Carolina. Miss Nellie always had a kind word, a puzzle, a doll, and a piece of cake to share when I stopped by to visit when she lived in Harrisburg. When I served as LLR of Harrisburg Assembly Miss Nellie chaired our Sickle Cell Charity raising funds to donate to assist others. May God continue to bless the family as they celebrate her life which was well lived!
- Anita Mobley
HARRISBURG ASSEMBLY No. 50 Order of the Golden Circle An Auxiliary to The United Supreme Council Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Prince Hall Affiliation Northern, Jurisdiction, U.S.A., Inc. July 22, 2022 RESOLUTION Loyal Lady Nellie E. Banks, Past Loyal Lady Ruler It was with profound sorrow that we learned on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, that the Grand Architect of the Universe called home our beloved, Past Loyal Lady Ruler, Nellie E. Banks. LL Banks was a distinguished member in good standing in Harrisburg Assembly No. 50 for 44 years. She joined Harrisburg Assembly No. 50 on May 5, 1978. Through the years she served every station within the assembly including Loyal Lady Ruler. In April, 2018, our assembly was blessed by the presence of PLLR Nellie Banks (at the age of 104 years young) to attend the Nimrod Consistory No. 9 and Harrisburg Assembly No. 50 4th Annual Joint Appreciation Luncheon. LL Banks was known to travel without hesitation to fellowship with members of the Order. In the passing of Loyal Lady Nellie, we sincerely recognize that we have lost a faithful Loyal Lady, an ardent and devoted laborer in the vineyard. WHEREAS, to the family and relatives who grieve their loved one, you have our deepest sympathy and the reminder that on God's calendar, these trials and crosses are "But for a Moment." WHEREAS BE IT RESOLVED, that Harrisburg Assembly No. 50 expresses our heartfelt sorrow to her family, and that they know we sincerely share in their loss. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT this resolution be given to the family and a copy be spread upon the minutes of this Order, so that all future generations will know of such a person and a life well spent. In Peace and Unity, Vicki J. Bonner, Loyal Lady Ruler Harrisburg Assembly No. 50 Attest Jamia L. Wright, PLLR Secretary HA No. 50
- Jamia L. Wright
To our entire family,our deepest CONDOLENCES. Aunt Nellie went home to be with her HEAVENLY FATHER and her earthly family. AUNT NELLIE was blessed with a long fruitful life. We can only rejoice in her HOME GOING! To God Be The Glory for Great things He has done. We must now strive to meet her again someday. Remember that Weeping might endure for a night but JOY will come in the morning! Family stay strong and show love ❤️ to each other! We are among the blessed families that can say that we had our loved one of our ENTIRE LIFE! Remember that EARTH HAS NO SORROW THAT HEAVEN CANNOT HEAL! Lifting my family up in prayer! The Chisolm's and Berrios' family.
- Ida Chisolm
To the Monroe and Frazier family you have our deepest sympathy. Paulette and Tim Backmon and Family
- Paulette.backmon
Peace and Blessing to the family of Dt. Nellie E. Banks. As the Illustrious Commandress of Himyar Ct #97. It saddens me to hear of your passing. The Daughters of of Himyar Court #97 sends their sincere condolences to the family. Dt. Banks has blessed us with her wisdom, love, and grace for 108 years! God be the glory! To children and family members of Dt. Banks. On those day's you need a push to make it through. Remember to look towards the hills. For that's where our help comes from. We can truly agree she lived a full an vigorous life! May the journey of Dt. Nellie E. Banks, Honorary Past Imperial Commandress of Himyar Court #97, Oasis of Harrisburg, Desert of Pennsylvania. Be a peaceful journey to the kingdom. May light shine bright and direct your path. For this is not good bye. As we will see you again. 🙏 Dt. Sheila Garrett
- Sheila Garrett
A heavy heart for a best friend and his family's G-Ma. I had the great joy and blessing of attending G-Ma Banks 105 B'Day party a couple years back in Harrisburg, PA. What a joy it was to be in her presence and the love and support surrounded by the Monroe/Frazier family. A Matriarch that live life with a passion for others and most of all her family. Some say it is a sorrowful day, I on the other hand, say "Let's celebrate the life Ma' Banks lived and filled many of hearts during her time here on earth". Rest in paradise, Cecil aka' Big C'.
- Cecil Lewars

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