Mabel Agnes (Banks) McPhail, age 93, of Monett, MO, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010 at Lacoba Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
Agnes was born on Nov. 2, 1917 in Monett, MO, the daughter of the late Alba Eric Banks and Ada Lucrecia (Fleetwood) Banks. She was a graduate of Pierce City High School and was a member of New Site Baptist Church. Agnes worked in Kansas City for many years before moving back to Monett were she was raised.
On May 5, 1957 in Kansas City, MO, Agnes and Morris H. McPhail were united in marriage. He preceded her in death on May 20, 2001. She was also preceded in death by three brothers: Thomas, Arthur and Alba Banks Jr.; and one sister: Ethel Tarr. Mabel is survived by one brother: Bob Banks and his wife, Wanda, of Monett; and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at Lacoba for their love and care that was given to Agnes.
A graveside committal of ashes will be held at the New Site Cemetery at a later date.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, MO.