Ella Bennett Banks, age 85, of Winder passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014. Mrs. Banks graduated from Crawford Long Nursing School in 1950 and lived in College Park from 1956 to 1995. She was a member of New Pentecost United Methodist Church in Winder. She was survived by her sons Timothy Banks and Jeffrey Banks both of Winder; brother J.O. Bennett and wife Linda of VA. She is preceded in death by her husband Russell J. Banks. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Michael McLemore will be officiating. Interment will be held at New Pentecost United Methodist Church, 385 Pleasant Hill Church Road NE, Winder, GA, 30680. The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Saturday March 8, 2014 at the funeral home. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.