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Pansy Ellene "Mama Pansey" Rich Babb
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1921
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 2009
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA

LENOIR - Pansy Rich Storie Babb, 88, of Hickory, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, at Lenoir HealthCare Center.

She was born Feb. 20, 1921, in Caldwell County to the late John Robert and Cordelia Taylor Rich. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Joshua L. Storie; her second husband, John Lloyd Babb; three brothers; and five sisters.

Mrs. Babb was a former cafeteria worker at Lenoir-Rhyne College. Survivors include two sons, John Alton Storie Sr. and wife, Gilda, of Morganton and Atwell Joshua Story and wife, Carolyn, of Newton; two daughters, Ms. Phyllis Storie Dishman of Lenoir and Cynthia Babb Wright and husband, Teddy, of Hickory; two stepsons, Robert Babb of Greensboro and Jerry Babb of Atlanta, Ga.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. A graveside service will be held Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009, at 2 p.m. in Rich Cemetery/Staircase Mountain, conducted by Wiley Saunders.

The family will receive friends this evening, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home, and at other times at the home of John Alton Storie. Serving as pallbearers will be Mrs. Babb's grandsons.

Memorial contributions may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood St., NW, Lenoir, N.C. 28645. Online condolences may be left at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements
Family links: 
  John Robert Rich (1872 - 1953)
  Sarah Cordelia Taylor Rich (1885 - 1966)
  Joshua Leonard Storie (1923 - 1943)
  John Lloyd Babb (1909 - 1977)
  Ola Mae Rich Rich (1901 - 1980)*
  Emma Caroline Rich Philyaw (1905 - 1951)*
  Henry Calvin Rich (1911 - 1989)*
  Mary Bell Rich Coffey (1913 - 1999)*
  James Anderson Rich (1915 - 1994)*
  Zelma Ruth Rich Bean (1918 - 1995)*
  Pansy Ellene Rich Babb (1921 - 2009)
  Gertrude Junnie Rich Hodge (1924 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Rich Cemetery
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Donald Rich
Record added: Mar 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67561524
Pansy Ellene Mama Pansey <i>Rich</i> Babb
Pansy Ellene Mama Pansey <i>Rich</i> Babb
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