Maxine Helen (Ross) Bankhead Ethel

E. Stefan Morris

Obituary for Maxine Helen (Ross) Bankhead Ethel

July 9, 1924
to
December 25, 2021

Maxine Helen (Ross) Bankhead was born in Claremore, Oklahoma on July 9, 1924 to Edward and Pearl Ross. She was the eighth of their eleven children. Maxine completed he primary education and went on to graduate from Lincoln High School.
In 1950 Maxine married Jeff Bankhead within their union they had four children stepdaughter Hulah, stepson John, two sons Quinton and Lynn. Maxine worked fifteen years for the KCMO School District, then ten years for the Wyandotte County Health Department. Before retiring, she worked for the KCKS School District. Maxine was a very devoted woman of God that knew no strangers.
Maxine was preceded in death by her siblings Georgia, Edward, Lawrence, Robert, Joe, Freda, Denver, Barbara, Howard, Husband Jeff, stepdaughter Hulah, stepson John and son Lynn.
She is survived by her son Quinton Zenon (Jackie), grandchildren Robert Zenon, Melonie Clay (Andre), Jada Zenon, Yolanda Brownlee (Jay), siblings Lelia Johnson, eleven great-grandchildren, ten great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation Details

Date and Time:

Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Location:

St. Paul AME Church

3074 North 33rd St. Kansas City, KS. 66104

Service Details

Date and Time:

Saturday, January 8, 2022 at
11:00 AM

Location:

St. Paul AME Church

3074 North 33rd St. Kansas City, KS. 66104

Interment Details

Interment Type: Cemetery

Maple Hill Cemetery

2301 So. 34th St. Kansas City, KS. 66104

Professional Services Entrusted to Elite Funeral Chapel 11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, MO. 64134. Tel: (816) 765-0141 Fax (816) 765-5500