On December 8, 1934 a beautiful baby girl, Alice Banis was born to the late Alice Ballard in Hollandale Mississippi.
Alice moved to Belle Glade, Florida in 1964. While living in Belle Glade, the late Alice Banis devoted her years in caring for many kids in the community.
On February 24, 2013 after suffering from Alzheimer Disease for ten years the Lord called her home.
Alice is preceded in death by one daughter: Leola Banis; one son: Frederick Small and one grandson: Malcom Banis.
Alice is survived by two Loving daughters: Bobbie (Basil) Lashley and Betty (Tom) Banis; two sons: James (Helen) Covington, Sr. and Lonell (Nancy) Banis; eight grandchildren: Carneishia Lewis, Carla Lewis, Shaukira Harris, Quintell Epps, Basil (Lisa) Lashley, Timothy Banis, Joseph Lashley and James Covington, Jr.; nine great grandchildren: Madison Freeman, CharKierra Sledge, Chaiekiara Sledge, T'Mbur Banis, Briuanta Lashley and Krystal Lashley, Basil Lashley, III, J'amia Covington and Sharada Covington; one sister-in-law: Lula White; Special Friend: Bessie Turner