Maria C. Banks
March 23, 1949 – August 11, 2019
SFC. Maria Consuelo Banks, U.S. Army, Retired age 70, went home to be with our Lord on August 11, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. She was born March 23, 1949 in Harlingen, Texas to Felipe Morales and Silvestra Meza.
Maria retired as an LVN Army Nurse at Brooke Army Medical Center. Her many awards include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), Army Superior Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2), Southwest Asia Service Medal with 3 Bronze Service Stars, Kuwait Liberation Medal – Saudi Arabia, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (3), and Driver Badge. Maria loved being around her family she enjoyed gardening, and cooking especially for her grandchildren.
Her parents precede her in death as well as her daughter Valerie Banks. Survivors include Wendell Banks (Eldest Son) and his wife Alejandra and their children, Annalesse, Wendell, Jr., and William; Rudy Banks (Son) and his wife Oneika and their children, Zerrin, Rudy, Jr., and Alyssa; Stephanie Westbrook (Daughter) and her children, Brianna, Elianna, and Emmanuel; sister, Yolanda Telles, brother Robert Navarro and many cousins. She was a loving Mother, Grandmother, and Sister and will be dearly missed by all.
- Visitation Monday, August 19, 2019
- Funeral Service Monday, August 19, 2019
- Interment with Full Military Honors Monday, August 19, 2019
- Gathering of Famiy and Friends Following Interment at Garcia's Mexican Restaurant, 3820 F.M. 3009, Schertz, TX 78154