Sheri Lynn Banks – Larrance, 58, of Mount Vernon, Ind., passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, at MD Anderson Medical Center in Houston, Texas. She was born on December 10, 1953, in Evansville, Ind., to Robert and Jean (DeKemper) Cox.
Sheri was co-owner of her family business, Four Seasons Motel. She was an active member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. Sheri had volunteered as an EMT with the Posey County Ambulance Service for over seven years. She was a representative for the Ohio River Scenic Route, Director for the Chamber of Commerce, Past President of the Mount Vernon Industrial Foundation, and had also served as Past President of the Evansville Hotel and Motel Association, and Past Secretary of the Indiana Hotel and Motel Association. She was the founder of the Officers Safety memorial Fund. Sheri had been a swim instructor for over 18 years for local youth and adults. She was also a member of the River Days Committee, the Posey County Saddle Club, Western Hills Country Club, Elk’s #277, and the American Legion Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Sheri is survived by her husband, Bill Larrance; sons, Danny (Kim) Banks, Sam (Diane) Banks; grandchildren, Blake and Emily Banks; mother, Jean Cox; brother, Rodney Cox (Genny); nephew, Hansen Cox; and her niece, Elizabeth Cox, all of Mount Vernon.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 14, 2012, at Schneider Funeral Home 512 Main St. in Mount Vernon with burial to follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery.
Visitation was held from 3 until 8 p.m. on Monday, August 13, 2012, at the funeral home.
Her family is very grateful for the prayers, cards and phone calls while in Houston during this very difficult time.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s UMC Mission Fund or the point Township Church of the Nazarene.
Condolences may be made online at www.schneiderfuneralhome.com