Benita (Eggemeyer) Bankston, 88, of Houston passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012 in Houston.

Visitation was Friday, November 2 at Lange Funeral Home in Ballinger, with a Rosary at the chapel.  Funeral services were Saturday, November 3 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Rowena. Burial followed at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

She is survived by her son, Dwain Bankston, two daughters, Karen Carpenter and Deanna Mueller, and two sisters, Mary Ann Book and Delphine Kleman. Also surviving is a granddaughter, Michelle McNeese.

Arrangements are with Lange Funeral Home.