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Shirrell Banks

July 26, 1967 ~ August 2, 2021 (age 54)

Obituary


Shirrell Alissa Banks departed on August 2,2021.
Shirrell affectionately known as "Cat" was born on July 26,1967 in Philadelphia PA to Harry and Yvonne Banks.
Shirrell received her education through the Philadelphia Public and Parochial school system,
She attended St. Stephen's for grade school. Baldi Middle School, then into 
George Washington High School where she graduated in 1985.
Shirrell went on to attend the American Business Institute in 1988 where she earned an
Associates Degree for Administrative Assistant. After graduation ,she worked for the 
Institute for Scientific Information in Philadelphia ,PA as a Customer Service Representative.
Later Shirrell returned to school to earn a Certificate as a Medical Assistant and Billing Coder 
from Creative Urban Educational System in 2006.Then started a career as a CNA 
at Ridge Crest Nursing Home and Nelson Medical Group until 2006 Shirrell would return to her first love ,Customer Service,in 2007 while working at Sykes-Abbott Diabetic Care Program until she could no longer work due to medical reasons.
Shirrell became a full-time loving Grandma to her grandchildren. They were the most important 
thing to her besides talking to friends and family for hours on the phone without taking a break 
to breathe.
Shirrell is survived by her parents Harry and Yvonne Banks/Harris,Stepfather Arthur Harris,Stepmother Penny King.Brothers Terence,Corey,Michael,and Kevin Banks
Charles King. Sisters In Life Sonja Payne and Patine Canion 
Her Children Derrell and Sherita Banks, Soul Mate Mark Smith, Grandchildren Christopher Banks, Journey Banks, and 
Jayla Banks and host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
 

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Services

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Thursday
August 12, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Escamillio D. Jones Funeral Home
4149-51 L Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124

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Funeral Service
Thursday
August 12, 2021

11:00 AM
Escamillio D. Jones Funeral Home
4149-51 L Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124

Video is available for this event


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