Annie Clyde Edwards Banks, 97, formally of Spring Hope, NC went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. She was born in Nash County, North Carolina, the eighth of ten children to the late Manalcus Clyde and Annie Vick Edwards. In addition to her parents and siblings, she is predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Carl V. Banks. She was known for her radiant personality, grace and servanthood. She was a true “Southern Lady”. Annie Clyde worked as a bookkeeper for various companies and the Town of Spring Hope. She served the Lord in many capacities at First Baptist Church, Spring Hope, including serving as a Deacon.
Annie Clyde is survived by her son, Carl R. Banks and wife, Ann, of Raleigh; daughter, Gail Banks of Fuquay-Varina; granddaughters, Michelle Banks Edwards and husband, Stewart of Apex, and Heather Banks Robinson and husband, Shaun of Wake Forest; and great grandchildren, Lea Ann Edwards; Lanie, Hayden, Brinkley, and Sawyer Robinson. Annie Clyde repeatedly expressed how proud she was of her entire family and how much she enjoyed watching her great grandchildren play.
A celebration of her wonderful and blessed life will be on Friday, September 19, 2014 at First Baptist Church, Spring Hope at 2:00 PM. Burial will follow the service at Oak Dale Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:30 until 2:00 PM at the church.
The family would like to thank the staffs at Carillon Assisted Living and Universal HealthCare both of Fuquay-Varina. In addition, the family thanks the many people at Transitions LifeCare for their compassion, dedication and guidance as Annie Clyde made the journey to her eternal home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, PO Box 177, Spring Hope, NC 27882 or Transitions Life Care (formally Hospice of Wake County) 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.
Arrangements are entrusted to Spring Hope Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at springhopefh.com