Services will be 11:30 a.m. Monday in First Baptist Church Chapel with Reverend Reed Redus, Associate Pastor, officiating. Private burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Katherine was born September 15, 1923 in Enid, Oklahoma to Charles and Margaret Brooks. She graduated from Wichita Falls High School.
Katherine worked for Sears for a number of years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Amarillo.
She married John L. Banks in 1943 and they were married 55-1/2 years at the time of his death in 1998.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John; two brothers, Charles Brooks, Jr. and Ed Brooks; one sister, Mary Felty; and her son, Dr. John L. Banks, Jr.
Katherine is survived by her daughter-in-law, Jo Ann Banks, of Amarillo; a sister, Beverly Rountree of Waller, Texas; two grandchildren, Dr. Steve Banks and wife Melissa, and Dr. Leslie Sciumbato and husband, Audie, all of Amarillo; two great-grandchildren, Aiden and Madisen Banks, also of Amarillo; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorials are to be to First Baptist Church, 1208 S. Tyler, Amarillo, Texas 79101 or Meals on Wheels, 219 W. Seventh Ave., Amarillo, TX 79101.
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