Cover photo for DENESE BANKS LLOYD's Obituary


August 13, 1954 — October 4, 2023


Denese B. Lloyd, age 69, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at West Jefferson Medical Center, surrounded by her sister Deborah V. Banks, and nephew Cedric P. Banks. Denese was a native and resident of New Orleans, LA. She was a 1972 graduate of Booker T. Washington High School. She continued her studies at the University of New Orleans, graduating with the Class of 1980. Denese was employed as an Executive with Lockheed Martin Corporation (Michoud), until her retirement in 2010. She was a life member of the Order of Eastern Star. Beloved with of the late Richard Lloyd. Loving mother of Richard Antonio Lloyd. Devoted daughter of Rev. Vera B. Roscoe and the late Lamar Roscoe. Granddaughter of the late Josephine Banks. Sister of Deborah V. Banks, Donna Banks Johnson, Damar Roscoe -Jones, and the late Harold Banks, Paul Banks, Troy Roscoe, Samuel Banks, and Ronald Banks. Godmother of Tommie L. Banks, Walter G. Lloyd, Garland Thomas, Chanell L. Showers, Joshua A., and Jamond A. Jones. Sister-in-law of Charlotte G. Banks, Angela B. Roscoe, and the late John Johnson and John Jones. Also cherishing her memories are a host of nieces, nephews, cousins. Denese loved and praised the Lord until her final breath. She was conservative, kind, and a giving soul. She loved her family dearly. Denese is in heaven now telling the angels to “Listen”.  The family would like to acknowledge, pastors, officers, and members of Life Center Cathedral, Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, Petty’s A.M.E. Zion, New Orleans East Church of Christ, Watson Memorial, and Westside Baptist Church of Killeen, TX. Special thanks to Mary Washington, Fresenius Dialysis, and West Jefferson Medical Center. Private Funeral Services were held.  Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service, 230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA To view and sign the guestbook, please go to

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