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Virginia Faye Banks

February 11, 1940 - February 7, 2020

Virginia Faye Banks 79, of Leland, NC, joined her family and friends in Heaven on Friday, February 7, 2020 at her home.

Faye was born in Craven County, NC on February 11, 1940, the daughter of Herbert and Mary Cooke. Faye was 1 of 10 children.

Faye is widow of Lawrence Banks. She is survived by her children: Becky and husband David Stroud, Renee and husband Kenny Standaert, and Emmett Banks; her sisters: Clara “Pete” Moore Dawson & Ed and Kathy David; her brother, Dill Cooke; her grandchildren: Dwight Stroud, Chris Stroud, Jimmy Stroud, Izzy Stroud, Nate Stroud, Kyle Cooper, Melissa Moore, Cody Banks, Hunter Banks, and Garrett Banks; her great grandchildren: Angel Stroud Rys, Zoey Stroud, Robert Stroud, MaLeah Semmens, Matthew Moore, and Summer Banks; her great-great child, Aliyah Rys; and fur baby, Boss, as well as a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family would like to gratefully acknowledge her special caregivers: Cathy, Courtney, Penny, and Amy as well as Community Home Care & Hospice for their devoted, loving care of mother.

A Celebration of Life will be held in the Spring at Faye’s home in Leland.

Memorials may be given to the March of Dimes, Relay for Life, or NC Lions Camp Dogwood.

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