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Banna Sue Christian

January 28, 1934 ~ August 5, 2020 (age 86)

Obituary

In Wichita Falls, Texas on January 28, 1934 a beautiful baby girl named Banna Sue Williams was born to the late Mr. and Mrs. John Williams. She was a graduate of the historic Booker T. Washington High School, class of 1953 and attended Draughon’s Business College later that same year. Banna worked at Wichita National Linen for ten years. She was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Johnny Christian on September 25, 1957.
Banna began her Christian walk at the St. Matthew Baptist Church and later united with the Pilgrim's Rest Baptist Church, where she used her beautiful alto voice in the Mass and Mission Choirs. She loved the Lord and served faithfully until her health began to change. She loved cooking (pound cakes and peach cobblers), helping and feeding others, listening and giving advice. Most of all she gave a lot of LOVE!!
She was preceded in death by: her sister; Johnnie Mae Reese, her brothers; Charles Leon Williams, Donald Williams and John Williams.
She leaves in God’s Care: two loving daughters; Sibyl Christian-Gale of Wichita Falls, TX., Mae K. Gurley (John) of Hooks, TX. Her brother; Tommy Williams (Jacqueline) of Germantown, TN., her grandchildren; Kobe McFadden, John Gurley, Jr., Kamil Kell (John). Twelve great grandchildren, a special niece; Rhonda Sue Reese, best friends; Janis Waldon, Bernice Clay, Christine Marquez and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

 

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Services

Visitation (COVID-19) Only 20 People allowed in at one time. Masks Required
Wednesday
August 12, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ainsworth & Young Funeral Home
822 Roosevelt St
Wichita Falls, TX 76301

Funeral Service (COVID 19) Wear Masks and Follow Social Distancing Guidelines
Thursday
August 13, 2020

11:00 AM
New Jerusalem Baptist Church
1401 Borton Ln.
Wichita Falls, TX 76306

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
August 13, 2020

Lake View Cemetery
4300 Southwest Parkway
Wichita Falls, TX 76308