Banks Sr., Joseph N.
Joseph N. Banks Sr. was born on January 8, 1932 to the late Charlie Banks and Edna Hardy Banks in Clinton La. He accepted Christ at an early age and attended the Beech Grove Baptist Church. He met and married Lubertha Porter Banks of Greensburg La. and later moved to Metairie Louisiana where he joined the Ninevah Baptist Church and served for 58 years until his departure. He was preceded in death by his five siblings. He is survived by three daughters and three sons Edna Michelle Young, Veronica Cotton, Sylvia (Pastor Brian Dennison) Joseph Banks Jr. (Elanda), Anthony Banks, and Dempsey Whitmore (Betty); 1 sister Florence Cook, sister-inlaws , brothers-inlaws,15 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren. A host of niece , nephews family and friends. A viewing will be held at the Ninevah Baptist Church in Metairie, LA on December 4th from 5-7pm. A celebration of life will take place at the Little Zion Baptist Church 2200 Kenner Ave. at 10:00am. with Pastor Sam Baker officiating. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all are required to wear masks. Services have been entrusted to MJR Friendly Services Funeral Home. Denham Springs La.