Louise Banner, age 87, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at her home in Newland, NC. She was born on August 24, 1931 in Banner Elk, North Carolina, a daughter of the late Earl Carpenter Sr. and the late Alice Haga Carpenter.

She was preceded in death by her Parents; Husband of 44 years, Floyd Banner; Two Brothers, Earl Carpenter, Jr. and Cecil Carpenter.

Louise and Floyd owned Avery True Value Hardware store for 51 years. She was a member of Sugar Mountain Baptist Church where she was the secretary and treasure for over 40 years. She enjoyed cooking, baking, shopping, her friends and family. She was a very loving and caring person. She was a dedicated wife and mother. She loved all of her family and considered the community as her family. She enjoyed spending time with her family but she especially enjoyed the time she got to spend with her two grandsons. She liked to listen to Gospel Music, Vince Gill, and Roy Rogers.

Louise leaves behind to cherish her memory her: Son, Michael Banner and wife Jo Ann of Newland, NC, Grandson, Blake Banner of Newton, NC, Grandson, Brent Banner and wife Victoria of Burnsville, NC, Sister, Barbara Daniels and husband Joe of Newland, NC, Sister, Mary Banner and husband Ford of Lincolnton, NC, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Louise Banner will be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with Rev. Don Ford officiating. 
The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 pm up until the service at 2:00 pm on Tuesday January 22, 2019 at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.
Interment will follow in the Newland Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Grant Gibson, Greg Gibson, L.D. Vance, Blake Banner, Brent Banner, Chad Braswell, Stanley Carpenter, and Lynn Church. 

The family would like to offer a special thank you to the staff at Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge, 236 Hospital Dr. Spruce Pine, NC 28777

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The care of Louise and her family has been entrusted to Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland.Funeral Homes