Viola Jeanette Banfield

Sep 14th, 1930 - May 15th, 2017

Viola Jeanette Banfield, 86, of Marion, passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 4:47 pm at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

Viola was born September 14, 1930 in Bloomfield, Indiana the daughter of George D. & Garcie (Yoho) Gallian. She married William Banfield on April 25, 1947 in Gary, Indiana and together they shared over 61 years of marriage until his death on November 1, 2008.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her; Four children:

Ronald Banfield and wife Dianne of Marion

Donald Banfield of Herrin

Beth Karback and husband Joseph of Pana

Matt Banfield and wife Holly of Sullivan, Indiana

Six grandchildren;

Deanna Forbes and husband Evan of Raleigh

Jennifer Stephens and husband Jay of Cumming, Georgia

Jena Cutsinger and husband Brian of Pittsburg

Emily Lay and husband Keith of Johnston, Iowa

Reagan Banfield of Sullivan, Indiana

Mackenzie Banfield of Sullivan, Indiana

Nine great grandchildren

One great great grandchild

Several nieces & nephews

Preceded by her Parents, Husband – William Banfield, three brothers and two sisters.

Private family services are planned. Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family.




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4 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Marg and Don Terry

    From: Pana, Illinois

    Date: May 18, 2017

    Beth: We are very sorry for your loss.

  • Guest: Glenn & Rena Hight

    From: Wentzville, Missouri

    Date: May 18, 2017

    So sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.

  • Guest: Larry & Paula Morse

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: May 18, 2017

    Ron & Dianne:

    I’m very sorry for your loss.

  • Guest: Rose Snyder

    From: Benton, IL., Illinois

    Date: May 19, 2017

    To Beth and family. So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers going your way.