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James A. Bannister

Mr. James A. Bannister, 78, of Sontag, passed away Friday, December 6, 2019, at North Sunflower Medical Center in Ruleville. James was born March 17, 1941, in New Albany to Jim and Peggy Bannister.
Services were held Monday, December 9, 2019, at Calvary United Pentecostal Church, with graveside services following in the church cemetery. Bro. Ray Bowling and Bro. Elliot Rutland officiated the services, with Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Bannister was a member of the Calvary United Pentecostal Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mattie Sue Bannister of Sontag; children, Daryl Bannister, Mark Bannister, Shirlena Osborn and Peggy Sparks; one brother, Sam Bannister; sister, Virginia Melton, and many stepchildren, step-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.
Those preceding him in his death were his parents; brothers, John Clifford and Joe Bannister, and one sister, Mary Ann Adams.
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