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Jo'Vaughn  Banks

Jo'Vaughn Marcellis Banks

April 3, 1979 - February 24, 2019
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Jo’Vaughn Marcellis Banks was born on April 3, 1979 at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC. He departed his life on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Duke University Medical Center.

Jo’Vaughn received his early education at Oak Grove Elementary School and Chewning Junior High. His love for sports became evident early in his life. He played both basketball and football while attending Chewning Junior High. Jo’Vaughn played high school football at both Northern and Southern High Schools. He was a graduate of Durham’s Southern High School. After graduation he attended NC A&T State University where he took classes towards a Bachelor’s Degree.

Jo’Vaughn was affectionately known as ‘Big Banks’. His size was mere in comparison however to his smile, that laugh, his personality, his joyous spirit and most of all his heart. He was a socialite in his own right and he never met a stranger. Jo’Vaughn thought and treated his many friends as an extension of his family. Without a doubt, he was loved and will be truly missed by us all.

Jo’Vaughn was preceded in death by his mother; Lynette Mechelle Banks, his paternal grandparents; Deloras Banks, John Banks Sr, and his Uncle Donald Banks.

Surviving to cherish his memory are his father, Warren Banks, Sr. (Robin), five siblings, Warren Banks, Jr., Ja’lessa Banks, Montrell Banks, Ashley Key and Adrian Key (Francine); his maternal grandparents, Mary Beatty and Joe Brown; 1 maternal aunt, 1 maternal uncle, five paternal aunts, ten paternal uncles; three nieces Aaliyah Martyn, Kamrynn Banks (Kookie) and Londyn Banks; three nephews, Jamier Banks, Javonte Key, Larry Morris, and a special friend-brother “Brody”. Through the union of Warren and Robin, Jo’Vaughn was blessed with another grandmother, Lynna Evans, three aunts, and four uncles along with a host of cousins and many, many friends all of which cherished and adored him.
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  • Visitation

    Friday March 1, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    When
    Friday March 1, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Location
    Union Baptist Church
    Address
    904 N. Roxboro Street
    Durham, NC 27701
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  • Service

    Friday March 1, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Friday March 1, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Union Baptist Church
    Address
    904 N. Roxboro St.
    DURHAM, NC 27701
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  • Interment

    Friday March 1, 2019 |
    When
    Friday March 1, 2019
    Location
    Beechwood Cemetery
    Address
    3300 Fayetteville St.
    DURHAM, NC 27707
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Camille W.

Posted at 12:04pm
Rest Well Jo'Vaughn. It was a pleasure to have met you. My sincere condolences to your family and loved ones.
 
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Johnnie Kee-Smith Posted at 10:22am

May God continue to Cover you and your entire Family now and for many days to come. You have our Deepest, Heartfelt, Sympathy. Keeping you all in our Prayers. Alfred & Johnnie Kee-Smith & Family
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Mayor Winifred Murphy, Town of Garland

Posted at 12:29am
Cousin Joe, Cousin Mary & to all of our Banks/Brown Family -- we are thinking of you and praying for you at this difficult time! Cousins Kay & Ray
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Nikki Barbee

Posted at 11:07am
Sending my love to the Banks family at this time. My your memories of Jo'Vaughn help you smile on your hard days. This is not farewell but see you later.

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Nick Petrillo

Posted at 09:20am
I went to middle school with Jo'Vaughn, and he was a great friend. We played basketball together and he always had a smile on his face and kept the entire team laughing. He was a great guy, and my condolences to his family and friends.
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CORNELL FREEMAN

Posted at 08:16am
We are thinking of you during this difficult time. cornell & freeman family
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