|Birth: ||Dec. 14, 1891|
|Death: ||Jun. 27, 1974|
L. Hillard Babbs
L. Hillard Babbs, 82, a retired highway maintenance employee, died at 2:25 p.m. Thursday at Pekin Memorial Hospital, Pekin.
His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at McReynolds Chapel, Stanford, with the Rev. Harry Greuel officiating. Burial will be in Brooks Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the McReynolds Chapel.
He was born December 14, 1891, in Salem, a son of Lucious and Mary Sparks Babbs. He married Emma Smothers June 3, 1914, at Salem.
Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Blanche Cremeens, Peoria; Mrs. Mary Orrick, Pekin; three sons, Leslie, Lexington, Donald and Robert, both of Stanford; 21 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren.
A son, a daughter, three sisters, a brother, a grandchild and a great-grandchild preceded him in death.
Pallbearers will be grandsons of the deceased, Tom Orrick, Dale Babbs, Larry Cremeens, Michael Babbs, Lloyd Orrick and Russell Babbs.
Children of L. Hillard and Emma (Smothers) Babbs
Blanche Y. (Babbs) Cremeens (1915-1974)
Leslie E. Babbs (1917-1982)
Bernice (Babbs) Reardon (1919-1964)
Mary K. (Babbs) Orrick (1923-1999)
Donald Babbs (1925-1997)
Homer D. Babbs (1928-1955)
Lucious Babbs (1854 - 1940)
Emma Smothers Babbs (1896 - 1981)
Leslie Engene Babbs (1917 - 1982)*
Donald Babbs (1925 - 1997)*
Homer Dean Babbs (1928 - 1955)*
Brooks Grove Cemetery
Created by: Dewey
Record added: Apr 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13909094
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