Mary Roberts Banks



WEAVERVILLE– Mary Roberts Banks, age 80, of 58 Banks Town Road, went to be with the Lord, January 13, 2018.

Mary was born November 1, 1937 in Buncombe County where she had lived all of her life. Her life revolved around family, especially her children and grandchildren. She was a member of Mt. Sheba Baptist Church. Mary was the daughter of the late Hike and Esta Maney Roberts. She was also, preceded her in death by her husband, Charles “Tarzan” Banks who died in 2006; sister, Lyda McDaris; brothers, Zeke, Lawrence and Bernice Roberts.

Surviving are her daughter, Revonda Metcalf and husband Larry of Weaverville; son, Doug Banks and wife Trisha of Mt. Holly; sister, Grace McDaris of Greer, SC; grandsons, Chris and Brendon Banks; granddaughters, Deanna Fortner and husband Lloyd, Carrie Brown and husband Ricky, Elizabeth Anders and husband Brandon; great grandchildren, Charlie and Melody Anders, and Susanna and Maverick Brown.

Her funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in the Chapel of West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave. Weaverville. Reverends Jeff Massey and Jim Moore will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Sheba Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the funeral home.

At other times, the family will be at the residence.

For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Banks’ obituary at