Georgia P. Bankston, 77, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in the Hospice Care Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Minnie Patillo; brothers, Ralph, Jim, Charlie, Willie, and Johnny; sisters, Pearl Mae, Ida, Adele, and Bessie. Survivors include sons, Aaron Bankston and Gary Stamper, both of Chattanooga; daughter-in-law, Rosalyn Bankston, of Atlanta; grandchildren, Rebecca Bankston, of Atlanta, Alexis Stamper, of Chattanooga and Michael Battle; great-grandchildren, Autumn and Lamont Brinson; sister, Lillie R. Walker, of Chattanooga; sister-in-law, Maggie Patillo, of West Palm Beach, Fla.; special friends, Ophelia Smith, Edith Williams; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins; other relatives and friends. The body will lie-in-state after 12:30 p.m. today at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at noon Wednesday in the chapel with Pastor Eddie Jacks as the eulogist. Burial: Forest Hills Cemetery.