Shipley, Allene Banks age 93, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Tennova Residential Hospice. She was a member of Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church and retired from Miller's Department Store after 38 years of service.
Preceded in death by husband, Aaron Shipley; parents, Charlie and Beatrice Banks; siblings; Mildred, Charles, Bill and Ray Banks; son-in-law, Jack Parks.
Survivors: daughter, Brenda Parks; grandchildren, Mike Parks and Jamie Parks; brother, John Banks; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at Stevens Chapel with Rev. Don Ferguson and Rev. Robert H. Bean officiating. Family and friends will meet 1:45 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Cemetery for a 2:00 p.m. graveside service and interment. The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Tennova Residential Hospice for their loving care and kindness. Memorials may be made to Emerald Avenue United Methodist Church, 1620 North Central Street, Knoxville, TN 37917. Family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway.
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