Services: Have been held.
Mrs. Eva “Jody” Banister, 55, of Portales, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.
She was born on Sept. 23, 1947, in Portales, to Hazel and Manuel Vancleve.
She worked as a cook at Cook’s Truck Center in Clovis. She was the child care provider for several nieces and nephews and grandchildren. Family members said she enjoyed trips to Ruidoso with her sister and sister-in-law, she looked forward to holidays and other opportunities for family gatherings, playing Farkle and other games, and doing word puzzles.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Helen Haragan.
She is survived by three sons, Lonnie Banister (and wife, Deanna) of Portales and Dusty Morrow (Amy) and Danny Joe Morrow, all of Texico; two daughters, Kathy Banister of Portales and Ruth Price (Todd) of Des Moines, Iowa; 10 grandchildren; two brothers, Harvey Vancleve of Lovington and Orville Baker of Clovis.
Scott P. Reeves will officiate the services.
Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.