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Grace Gossett Babb
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Birth: Mar. 14, 1926
Laurens County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 2004
South Carolina, USA

Grace Gossett Babb, 77, of 67 Peachtree St., died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at Laurens County Hospital.

A native of Laurens County, she was the daughter of the late Henry B. and Myrtle Wilkie Gossett. She was a member of Gray Court First Baptist Church, where she was church organist for 50 years, was choir director for 25 years, was a former Sunday schoolteacher, was an active member of the WMU, and was director for several years. Mrs. Babb was a retired schoolteacher, having graduated from Lander College.

She taught for more than 30 years in schools in: Gray Court Owings, Woodruff High School, Ford High and Laurens District 55 High School. She was a former member of the national and state associations for teachers and the National State Biology Teachers Association. She was a charter member of the Alpha Gamma Delta Kappa Sorority, and was a member of the Fidelis Epsilon Chapter of the ADK for retired teachers.

Surviving are her husband, Ellis E. "Gene" Babb, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Marie Babb of Simpsonville, and James E. and Sheila Babb of Cumming, Ga; a daughter and son-in-law, Jacqueline and Brian Riggins of Liberty; a brother, James Franklin Gossett of Simpsonville; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Mrs. Babb was predeceased by a brother, Willard Baxter Gossett; and a sister, Elizabeth Gossett Gwinn.

Visitation will be held tonight, Jan. 27, 2004, from 7 to 8:30 at the Lanford Funeral Home in Woodruff. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Gray Court, by the Rev. Henry Rogers. Burial will follow at Gray Court City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice. The family is at the residence. Lanford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in The Greenville News on January 27, 2004 
Gray Court Cemetery
Gray Court
Laurens County
South Carolina, USA
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