Verta Mae Banks


Verta Mae Banks, 97, of Sipsey, passed away Monday, September 17, 2018.

The family received friends on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, from 6 until 8 p.m., at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Thursday, September 20, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., in the Kilgore-Green Chapel, with burial at Gray Cemetery. Bryan Richardson will officiate.

Verta Mae was born and raised in Walker County. She had a deep love for her husband Eather and her four daughters. She enjoyed oil painting, sewing, cooking, gardening and traveling with Eather.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eather A. Banks; granddaughter, Laurel Beth Woodley; parents, Will and Lethie Kilpatrick; and siblings, Pernie Perkins, Leslie Kilpatrick, Grady Kilpatrick and Brady Kilpatrick.

She is survived by her children, Susan Key (Joe), Cassie Woodley (Gerald), Katie Felices, and Becky Harris (Randy); grandchildren,  Donald Key, David Key (Amy), Melissa Woodley Hubbard (Russ), Allison Woodley, Nathan Woodley, Mark Ethan Felices, Luke Harris, and Nick Harris (Chrystina); great-grandchildren, Taylor Key and Elli Key; great-great-grandson, Kaden Hill; sister, Evalene Smith; special great-niece, Sherry Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. 
Friends may sign the guest register at

Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503