McKinley Banks

The Angelic Hosts came for McKinley Banks on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017 in the Memorial Herman Hospital in Katy among loving family and devoted friends  Viewing will begin  Friday, Aug. 25 from 1-7 p.m. at Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 26 at the Salem Missionary Baptist Church, 252 E, FM 489, Fairfield. Minister Brandon Rowe, Cornerstone Baptist Church, Dallas is the officiant. The Reverend Sterling Coleman of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Houston, is the eulogist. Interment will be at the Salem Cemetery.
McKinley was the 13th child of 15 children born to Major and Etherial Johnson Banks in Teague. He was raised by his mother’s sister, Eugenia Johnson Scott in Midland and graduated from Midland High School with the Class of 1974. He was baptized in the baptist church. McKinley relocated to Houston from Midland where he remained until his death.
He worked at odd jobs  and had a newspaper route for a number of years.
McKinley enjoyed talking on the telephone, and watched only television news channels. He loved discussing current news and events with his friends and listening to Gospel music.  
McKinley was a faithful member of Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church of Houston, and served dutifully as a church usher. He was a dedicated bible student and debated the scriptures with others regularly.
He was preceded in death by his parents Major and Etherial Johnson Banks; four sisters and six brothers.
Surviving Mr. Banks are two sisters, Christene Banks Yeldell of Dallas and Sybil Burrell of Teague; two brothers, Raymond Banks of Dallas and Urban Banks of Teague; His care taker of 14 years: Mrs. Willie Williams of Houston; a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Visit to sign the guest book and light a candle.