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“So sorry for your loss ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Sandi Mulkey - Tickfaw, LA

“Lord, please help this family get through this together, I miss you aunt Kat. I love you more than you'll ever know or remember. You're in heaven...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Carly Scott - Hammond - Family

“To the Best Sissy a person could ever ask for. You taught me so much as a child growing up and spoiled Me Rotten. You took me to Church every Sunday...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Lisa Scott-Meadors - Hammond, LA

“So sorry for your loss and Godbless you and your family and may Gods angels be with y'all during this time and in the days to come ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Jarrod Bankston - Albany, LA

“Barbara and I extend our deepest sympathy to the Bankston family on the loss of our dear sister in Christ, Kat. We take comfort knowing that she is...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Patrick Settoon - Hammond, LA

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Olen and family, I was glad I got to spend time with her just about a week ago at our 50th reunion she was so happy...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Virginia Fisher - Independence, LA

“Olen, so sorry for the loss of Kat. She was a sweet sweet person an will be missed by all who knew her ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Sarah Robertson Lenard - WA

“So so sorry for your loss Bridgette and Becky a long with all family. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Wendy Funderburk - Independence, LA

“Our sympathies are extended to the Ffamily on the loss of their lloved one. We continue to pray that you receive the peace and comfort that only our...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Ken & Cindy Thornbury - LA

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

“May GOD continue to Bless your family! ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Lisa Williams - Hammond, LA

“Olen and Family, My deepest condolences on the loss of Katherine.This is heartbreaking and so unexpected. She looked wonderful at our class reunion...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Anna Carona - Independence, LA

Kathryn "Kat" Elaine Bankston passed away on Monday, March 18, 2019, at the age of 68. She was born on Friday, August 25, 1950 in Independence, Louisiana. She was a resident of Tickfaw, Louisiana.

Kat is survived by her husband, Olen Bankston; daughters, Bridget LaBorde (Andy) and Anna "Becky" Domiano (Johnny); 6 grandchildren, Drew LaBorde (Alana), Patrick Tatum (Leslie), Jordan Tatum (Rachel), Erika LaBorde, Brooke LaBorde, and Christian Domiano; 5 great-grandchildren, Brentley, Zach, Noah, Clayton Tatum, and Baby LaBorde; sister, Hallie Milton (James); brothers, James Kirkland (Mary) and Jake Kirkland; and her precious chihuahua, Blue.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Anna Starkey Kirkland; father, Jessie Bradshaw Kirkland, Sr.; brother, Jessie Bradshaw Kirkland, Jr.; mother-in-law, Kathleen Cowan Bankston; father-in-law, Lloyd Olen Bankston, Sr.; and sister-in-law, Nan Bankston.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Visitation on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd. Hammond, Louisiana 70401, from 8:30 am until the Funeral Service begins at 12:00 pm.

Interment will follow at New Haven Baptist Church Cemetery in Tickfaw, Louisiana.

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