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Welcome to the memorial page for

Jim B. Bankston

July 4, 1938 ~ April 14, 2022 (age 83)



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Jim B. Bankston

July 4, 1938 — April 14, 2022



Belmont Memorial Park

201 N. Teilman, Fresno, California



Wife:  Dorothy Bankston

Daughter:  Glenda Watkins

Daughter:  Susan Schneider

Daughter:  Lisa Stephens

Daughter:  Jeanette Willems

Grandson:  Byron Watkins

Granddaughter:  Kamray Redmond

Grandson:  Jason Schneider

Grandson:  Justin Schneider

Grandson:  Paul Brice Lujano

Granddaughter:  Kayla Lujano

Grandson:  Austin Lujano

Granddaughter:  Kelsi DeWall

Granddaughter:  Trisha Willems

Great Grandchildren:  17

Father:  Oscar Elwood Bankston (deceased)

Mother:  Audrey Palestine Neeley Bankston (deceased)

Brother:  Oscar Bankston, Jr. (deceased)

Sister:  Patricia Jennings (deceased)

Sister:  Priscilla Bankston



When dawn’s first light

turned into day,

Who knew an angel

would call me away.

Though I never had the chance

to say goodbye,

I leave you three things

to help you get by.

I leave you Faith,

that you might see —

Your heart can rebuild

a world without me.

I leave you Courage,

so you will not fear —

Christ’s peace shall attend

and replace your tears.

And I leave you my Love,

to cherish and embrace —

Till we meet again

in His Heavenly place.



“May God touch you

with His healing hand

and give you the peace and comfort

you need to get through.”




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