Ella Mae Banks, 69 of Roanoke passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013. She was born May 19,1943 in West, VA to the late Adam and Lucy Robinson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Banks. Survivors include her daughter, Angela Anderson, brother, Adam Robinson, Jr. of WVA, sisters, Mary Ann Robinson of Staton Island, NY, and Patricia Hairston of Cleveland, OH, 4 grandchildren, 4 stepgrandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held 1:00PM Friday, May 10, 2013 at Garden of Prayer No. 7. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service. Interment will follow in Williams Memorial Park.Friends may call at Serenity Thursday, 2-8PM for viewing.