Krestina “Kresty” Suzanne Banck

Krestina “Kresty” Suzanne Banck


Krestina “Kresty” Suzanne Banck departed this earth for her heavenly home on May 20, 2024, following a courageous battle with cancer. 

Kresty was born on July 20, 1970, in Metairie, Louisiana and called Mississippi home for her entire adult life. Kresty earned her Bachelor of Science in biology and nursing, and a minor in psychology. 

Later, Kresty returned to school to earn a Master of Science degree and worked as a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Kresty spent her early nursing career in neonatal intensive care units. 

Then once her children were born, she found her true calling in women’s health. Kresty is preceeded in death by her father, Robert Allen Banck. 

She is survived by her adoring fiancé, Trina; her daughter, Ella; her son, Holt; her mother, Suzanne Althans Banck; her five siblings and countless devoted friends. 

A short memorial will be held, followed by a big party to celebrate Kresty and a life so well lived. Relatives, friends and those who Kresty provided care to are encouraged to attend. Kresty’s celebration will be at the Mississippi Museum of Art located at 380 South Lamar, Jackson, Mississippi 39201 on Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 6:30pm. 

There is no need to dress in funeral attire, please feel free to wear color. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to educational accounts that Kresty’s family has opened for the sole benefit of Kresty’s children. 

Contributions may be sent to Merrell Lynch at 1022 Highland Colony Pkwy, Suite 100, Ridgeland, MS 39157. Please make checks payable to “Merrill Lynch Wealth Management for the benefit of Isabella Nena Banck” and/or “Merrill Lynch Wealth Management for the benefit of William Holt Banck.”

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