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Johnny Wilbanks
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Funeral services for Johnny Wilbanks, 67, of Lula, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, May 17, at Belton Baptist Church with the Rev. Leon Miller and the Rev. Phillip Gillespie officiating. Burial will follow in Yonah Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery with the Rev. Anthony Cook officiating.

Mr. Wilbanks died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

Born Dec. 6, 1945, he was a son of the late Ellene Loudermilk Perry and Roy Winslow Wilbanks. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Carl Perry; and a brother, Winston Wilbanks.

Mr. Wilbanks was retired as a weaver from TenCate Nicolon. He enjoyed dirt track racing, gardening and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of Belton Baptist Church and was a licensed Baptist minister.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Juanita Davidson Wilbanks of Lula; son, Mark Wilbanks of Gainesville; grandchildren, Macy and Megan Wilbanks, both of Lula; brothers, Roy Lee Wilbanks (Leigh) of Greenwood, S.C., Bobby Ray Wilbanks of Mt. Airy, Ralph Wilbanks (Effie) of Mt. Airy, Homer Wilbanks of Alto, and Travis Perry (Barbara) of Mt. Airy; sisters-in-law, Catherine Wilbanks of Gastonia, N.C., and Elise Wade of Lula; and brother-in-law, Jack Davidson (Betty) of Lula.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.

The Northeast Georgian

May 17, 2013