2019-02-06 / Obituaries

Helen Bankston


Helen Louise Bankston Fearrington of Blakely, Ga., died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Ga.

Mrs. Fearrington was born Oct. 3, 1959, in Blakely to the late Donell and Wylene Bankston.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Fearrington.

Survivors include two daughters, Tyshawn W. Fearrington of Dothan, Ala., and Amanda Hawkins and Rashawn of Loganville, Ga.; two brothers, Steve Bankston of Hollywood, Fla., and John Bankston of Clewiston, Fla.; six sisters, Martha E. Henderson of Blakely, Jenette Gregory of Ridgeland, S.C., Gloria J. White of Duluth, Ga., Charlene B. Irving of Grayson, Ga., Willie Jean Thomas and JoAnn Bankston, both of Moore Haven, Fla.; and one grandson.

Funeral services were Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at Community Funeral Home with Reverend Gus Gregory officiating. Interment followed at Greene Cemetery.

Community Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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