Born in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, she was the daughter of the late Harry Deem and Naomi Hannah Ney Deem. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, William Agler, Leonard Banta and Roger Edwards; and a grandson, Mark Banta. She was a member of Iotla Baptist Church, serving as a faithful choir member and member of the sew-n-sews.
She is survived by a son, Leonard Theodore Banta, II and wife, Diane of Pooler, GA; and one grandson, Gregory Banta of Pooler, GA.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 13, at Iotla Baptist Church. Dr. Jeff Hensley and Rev. Steve Reeves officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery.
The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Macon Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.