Celebrating The Life Of Loved Ones

Dorothy Marie Sloby Banakes

Dorothy Marie Sloby Banakes, 92, of Albemarle passed away Monday, January 15, 2018.  Born April 26, 1925 in Mossy Rock, WA, she was the daughter of the late Thomas A Sloby and Katherine Anna Roehr Sloby.  She was a retired waitress at the former Western Steer of Albemarle.  Mrs. Banakes is survived by her son Dean Banakes and wife Pat of Albemarle.


  • Heather Blalock Posted January 17, 2018 4:42 pm

    I remember her from when she was a waitress at the Western steer!!! I was just a kid back then but I still remember her. She was such a sweet sweet lady.

  • Charleen Huneycutt Lisk Posted January 17, 2018 7:58 pm

    I remember your mother over 50 years ago. That tells how she left good memories for many years. Sorry for your loss and my prayers are with her family and many friends.

  • Michele Boone Posted January 18, 2018 12:34 am

    My dear buddy, Dot…You will forever have a place in my heart. Our Doris Day song we sang together, your love of Tic-Tacs, ;-), your love of flowers, your love of golf. You always made me feel like a made a difference. I love you!!

  • Ana Posted January 18, 2018 11:31 am

    Our deepest and sincerest condolences to the family. Words alone can not ease the pain when grieving the loss of a love one. The Bible provides comfort during these difficult times. Revelation 21:3-4 states, “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away”. May God give you and your family comfort in your loving memories and in His promise that soon we will never experience losing our loved ones in death and we will be able to see them again once they resurrected as per John 5:28-29. May these words give you a new hope, with deepest sympathy and warmth of heart.

  • Chris Mabry Posted January 18, 2018 8:00 pm

    Dot was the best neighbor. She was very knowledgeable with plants and helped me in more ways then I can say. I have missed her. She took pride in her yard and worked endlessly to keep ilookong great. So so sorry. My girls loved her too!

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