Irene Neva (Worthington) Banks

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Irene Neva (Worthington) Banks, 68, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., went to be with her Savior on Jan. 7, 2014.

Irene was born July 13, 1945, in Stockton, Mo., the daughter of James Worthington and Neva (Simrell Worthington) Rust. She lived in Stockton until she moved to El Dorado Springs, Mo.

Irene married Richard Banks on May 29, 1986, in El Dorado Springs, Mo. He precedes her in death.

Irene loved to make baby dolls and baby doll clothes. She loved her family dearly.

Preceding Irene in death were her husband, Richard; her parents, James and Neva; one brother, Lewis Worthington.

Survivors include her three children, Lacel Worthington of Crete, Neb., Veda (Worthington) Stone and companion, Michael Kordelski, of Nevada, Mo., Michelle (Worthington) Mize and husband, Darrill, of Nevada; four grandchildren, Chris Stone, Stephanie Stone, and Zevin George, all of Nevada, and Nathan Stone and wife, Sam, of Fort Riley Kan.; one great-grandchild, Elle Stone, of Fort Riley, Kan.; one brother, Amor Worthington and wife, Becky, of El Dorado Springs; two sisters, Lula Bradley and Dillie Routt, both of Nevada; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and her best friend, (Puddin Head) Haley Williams, and all her friends from Rest Haven.