|Birth: ||Jun. 2, 1896|
|Death: ||May 7, 1981|
Emma Babbs, 84, died at 9:55 a.m. Thursday at Pekin Memorial Hospital.
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at McReynolds Funeral Chapel, the Rev. Harry Greull officiating. Burial will be in Brooks Grave Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
She was born June 2, 1896, in Xenia, a daughter of Perry and Katherine Holman Smothers. She married Hillard Babbs on June 3, 1914, in Xenia. He died June 27, 1974.
Surviving are three sons, Leslie, Pontiac; Donald and Robert, both of Stanford; a daughter, Mary Orrick, Marquette Heights; 21 grandchildren; and four step grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
A son, two daughters, two brothers, a sister, two grandson, a great granddaughter preceded her in death.
She was a member of Stanford Church of God.
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 Hillard Babbs (1891 - 1974)*
Leslie Engene Babbs (1917 - 1982)*
Donald Babbs (1925 - 1997)*
Homer Dean Babbs (1928 - 1955)*
Robert Babbs (1932 - 2013)*
Brooks Grove Cemetery
Created by: Dewey
Record added: Apr 10, 2006
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