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105 Clark Street
Potosi, MO 63664
Phone: 573-438-2111
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Kaye Banta

Kaye E. Banta (Jaycox)

Saturday, October 16, 1954 - Saturday, June 13, 2020
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Kaye Elizabeth (Jaycox) Banta of Potosi, Missouri was born October 16, 1954 in Steelville, Missouri a daughter to the late Noel Jaycox and Mildred Lucille (Sutton) Jaycox. Kaye departed this life Saturday, June 13, 2020 having reached the age of 65 years, 7 months and 28 days.
On September 25, 1975, Kaye was united in marriage to Epke “Ted” Banta, Jr. and they were blessed with forty-four years of happiness.
Kaye is survived by her loving husband, Ted; daughter, Tabitha Randall and Shane Riddle of Potosi, Missouri; son, Epke “Teddy” Banta lll of St. Louis, Missouri; six brothers: Larry Jaycox and wife Carolyn of St. Louis, Missouri, Gene Jaycox and wife Genie of Steelville, Missouri, John Jaycox of Venice, Florida, David Jaycox and wife Linda of Steelville, Missouri, Russell Jaycox of Potosi, Missouri, Woody Jaycox of Bismarck, Missouri; two sisters, Patty Coleman of Potosi, Missouri, Helen Bone and husband Mike of Potosi, Missouri; three grandchildren, Wyatt Bust, Garrett Randall, Dylan Randall and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, Kaye was preceded in death by her brother, Ron Jaycox; sister, Clara Gruver; brothers and sisters-in-law, Debbie Jaycox, Dave Gruver, Larry Coleman, Margie and Joe Thurman, Norma Ruth Nipper, Lou Ann and Don Whitener; niece, Pamela Baumann and nephew, Tim Jaycox.
Kaye was known throughout her community as a kind and caring person, who always put others before herself. She always had a positive attitude and was there to help anyone in times of need. She was a devoted member of the Crossroads Fellowship Christian Church and worked for twenty-five years as a cook for Washington County Headstart, before retiring in 2019. Her love for all mankind and the memories shared by everyone will be cherished forever.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 18, 2020 | 4:00pm - 9:00pm
    Thursday, June 18, 2020 4:00pm - 9:00pm
    Moore Funeral Home
    105 Clark Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Friday, June 19, 2020 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    Friday, June 19, 2020 9:00am - 11:00am
    Moore Funeral Home
    105 Clark Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
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  • Service

    Friday, June 19, 2020 | 11:00am
    Friday, June 19, 2020 11:00am
    Moore Funeral Home
    105 Clark Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
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    Rev. Carl Wilson
  • Interment

    New Masonic Cemetery
    Potosi, MO 63664


Donations are being accepted for: ST JUDE CHILDRENS RESEARCH HOSPITAL INC.


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I met Kaye through my wife (Rebecca Jaycox). Kaye was a kindhearted person who I'l remember fondly. She always made me feel welcomed at family events and took time to talk to me and get to know me. She was the type of person who asked how I was, and actually waited for me to answer.

Rebecca and Greg Boutis

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We are thinking of you during this difficult time. Aunt Kaye was such a special person. She was greatly loved, and she'll be greatly missed.
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Aunt Kaye was awesome! She always showed us love, kindness, and care. I hope you all find the strength to make it in days to come. God Bless!
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