January 5, 2025 ~ November 24, 2008
LINDEN Alfred Oneal Wilbanks, 83, of Linden, passed away Monday, November 24, 2008, in a Linden hospital. Graveside services will be at 3:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at Center Grove Cemetery with Bro. Todd Elliott officiating. Services are under the direction of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home in Linden. Mr. Wilbanks was born January 5, 1925 in Greenville to Guy and Elizabeth Ellen Surratt Wilbanks. He was a lineman for Bowie-Cass Electric Coop, a WWII Army veteran, a lifetime member of the VFW, and a Baptist. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Mozelle Wilbanks of Linden; a son and daughter-in-law, Sammy and Cindy Wilbanks of Linden; two daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Danny Burkhalter of Linden and Kay and Don Kelley of Bloomburg; one brother and sister-in-law, Emmitt and Ann Wilbanks of Commerce; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Myrtle and Doug Samples of Pittsburg, Margie Elliott and Mildred Jack Surratt both of Linden; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren plus numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Wilbanks, two brothers and a sister. Pallbearers will be his nephews.
Dear Kay,I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your daddy. You were a wonderful daughter and took good loving care of him and he knew that. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
My prayers are with all of you during this time.Carolyn Powell Houston
My prayers are with your family and friends during your time of loss. You have been on my mind so much during these days and know that many friends have been lifting you up to our Lord asking Him to put His loving arms around you and hold you close.
God bless the family and special blessings to Kay, his daughter, who loved him well. I am a friend of Kay's. I feel I know her father from her sharing experiences with us. He must have been a very good man.
Dear Kay,So sorry for your loss. We're thinking of you.
You and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers as you mourn the loss of this beloved husband, father, grandfather, and uncle. My God bless you as you heal.
Kay I am sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. My prayers & thoughts are with you & your family.
Kay, Please know that my prayers are with you during this time. May you draw to God for comfort and peace.
Kay,I am so sorry about the loss of your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
"And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away." Revelations 21:4
Kay i am thinking of you in your time of sorrow. god bless you.
Sorry to hear about your loss. God Bless and May God be with you & and your family in this time.
Kay, my prayers & thoughts are with you & your family at this difficult time.
Lori & Neal and family– I'm so sorry to hear about your grandaddy. My thoughts and prayers are with you all through this difficult time.
I just want to say my mom and dad both thought a lot of O'Neal. I have heard so many good stories and kind things about him. I am sorry for your hurt and pray God will comfort you and strengthen you. Love from a cousin, Dianna
MAY GOD COMFORT YOU ALL DURING THIS TIME. OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away." Revelations 21:4
Our Prayers are with you all during this time. God Bless you. O'Neal was a great friend as well as his family .
Where do we begin to let the family know what a special person Uncle Neal was to us? He was like a dad to Gary, and he will be so greatly missed by him! Uncle Neal will always be remembered by our family and we will be here to offer our love and comfort to each of you. The Lord works in mysterious ways that we will never understand, but we have to trust in him. The pain will ease, but Uncle Neals memories will live on forever! We love each and everyone one of you!
My prayers are with the family.
Still, after all this time, Mr. O'Neal is still thought of by us quite often. Todd and I still remember the fun stories he would tell us, and always will remember the love he showed to each of us in 1998 when we moved across from him. He truly was a sweet, loving, funny & sincere man. We still miss him! Our love to all of you!