Mr. Drane Reginald Wilbanks

August 30, 1952 ~ November 17, 2019 (age 67)


Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Drane Reginald Wilbanks, age 67, of Winder, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, November 17, 2019.  Mr. Wilbanks was born in Commerce, Georgia, a son to the late John E. Wilbanks Jr. and the late Betty Jo Langford Wilbanks. Mr. Wilbanks was the founder and owner of Drane’s Sauce and was a sales associate with Home Depot in Winder. In addition to his parents, Mr. Wilbanks was preceded in death by his brother, Charles “Butch” Wilbanks.

Survivors include his daughter, Marilyn Wilbanks Owens, son, Robert Reginald Wilbanks; sister, Lauri Barrett and her husband Chandler, brother, Johnny Wilbanks and his wife Elaine; aunt, Martha Meade and her husband Tom; 4 grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

A Memorial service will be held on Thursday at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Minister Tony Huff officiating.

The family will receive friends at the Evans Funeral Home, from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM, prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests the memorial gifts be made to the American Cancer Society, 105 Westpark Drive, Suite C, Athens, GA 30606.

 Evans Funeral Home, 1350 Winder Highway Jefferson, GA 30549. 706-367-5467


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November 21, 2019

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Highway
Jefferson, GA 30549

Funeral Service
November 21, 2019

2:00 PM
Chapel of Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Hwy
Jefferson, GA 30549

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