BARNARDSVILLE - Mildred “Mim” Burleson Banks, age 87, died Wednesday, November 29, 2017.
Mildred was born October 13, 1930 in Buncombe County, where she had lived all of her life. In 1993 she retired from the Buncombe County Library System. She enjoyed canning and spending time with her family and friends; feeding everyone that entered her door. Mildred attended North Black Mountain Baptist Church in Barnardsville. She was the daughter of the late Ottis and Celestia Burleson.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen Banks Ray and husband L.D. of Sevierville, TN; sons, Mike Banks, Tim Banks and wife Melissa all of Barnardsville, Keith Banks and wife Sherry and Calvin Banks all of Dandridge, TN; sister, Lois Wilson and husband Don of Barnardsville; brother, David Burleson and wife Jan of Barnardsville; 9 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Her inurnment will be held at a later date at Burleson Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, December 3, 2017 at West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave. Weaverville.
At other times, the family will be at the residence.
Flowers are welcome.
Condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Banks’ obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.
West Family Funeral Service
Sunday December 3rd, 2017
3:00pm - 5:00pm
17 Merrimon Avenue
Weaverville, NC 28787
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A very sweet lady and she will be greatly missed.
Submitted by Marcie Banks on Dec 1 2017 06:08:14 PM
Judy Carson Pate lit a candle for Mildred "Mim" Burleson Banks
Judy Carson Pate lit a candle on Dec 1 2017 04:59:28 PM
A sweet lady that was always kind to me.
To the family, may each of you find comfort knowing your Mom, Grandmother was loved by so many. Hold your memories close and may they bring you peace.
Love and prayers, Judy
Submitted by Judy Carson Pate on Dec 1 2017 04:53:26 PM
We are so sorry to hear this news- please know you all are in our thoughts prayers.
May God wrap his arms around each of you and keep you close to his bosom and give you peace during this time-
Submitted by James and Amy Ball on Dec 1 2017 04:14:18 PM
May the peace and love of Jesus Christ rest upon you. Our deepest sympathy for all of you
Submitted by Robert and Alma Shuford on Dec 1 2017 04:10:39 PM
My thoughts and prayers are with all the family and the extended family of Barnardsville.
Submitted by Eddie Ball on Dec 1 2017 02:59:02 PM
Karen and others she was a very sweet person I think of lot of her and all of you she will be greatly missed - we are so sorry for your loss - Love Jane and Ronnie Burleson
Submitted by Jane on Dec 1 2017 02:46:36 PM
Jeff just know you and the entire family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Submitted by Henry and Dawn Jarvis on Dec 1 2017 01:35:08 PM
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