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
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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