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 Lola <I>Townsend</I> Babcoke

Lola Townsend Babcoke

Birth
Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA
Death 16 Feb 1973 (aged 67)
Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA
Burial Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 13712010 · View Source
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Lola Townsend Banks Babcoke died at the age of 67 in Peru, Indiana. She was born on April 14, 1905 in Peru to Charles M. and Rosetta Chambers Townsend. Shee had nine brothers and sisters: William Dewey Townsend (1898-1965), Harry Edward Townsend (1900-1977), Mabel M. Townsend Bell (1903-?), Erba May Townsend Copeland (1907-1985), James Franklin Townsend (1910-1993), Baby Townsend (1910-?), Arthur A. Townsend (1912-1988), Ama 'Amy' Townsend Sutton (1915-1995), and Darrell K. Townsend 1917-1997.

She was first joined in union to Cecil William Banks, Sr. on November 8 1930 age the age of 25. To this union she had three children: Lewis 'Tag' W. Banks (1922-1984), Cecil Banks, Jr. (1924-2010), and Betty M. Banks Ramer (1926-2008).

She then divorced Mr. Banks and was living with her parents as evidence of the 1940 federal Census. She was then married to Guy O. Babcoke. They later divorced.

She died February 15th, 1973 at 10:15 a.m. at Dukes Hospital, Peru, Indiana from a Cerebral Hemorrhage she suffered 2 days prior to her death. She had been ill two years prior to her death. Her death certificate lists her last name as Banks, but she is buried net to her second husband under the name Babcoke.

She was a loving mother, sister, and friend. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Vermont Ramer of Peru; two sons, Cecil Banks, Jr., of Peru, and Lewis Banks of Rt. 1, Peru; four brothers, Darrell, Arthur and James Townsend all of Peru, and Harry Townsend, of Reno, Nevada; three sisters, Mrs. Glen Sutton and Mrs. Leonard Copeland, both of Peru, and Mrs. William Bell of Missouri; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1: 30 p.m. Saturday at Flowers-leedy Funeral Home. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. She is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Peru, Indiana with her second husband.


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  • Maintained by: Heattown
  • Originally Created by: Rickey Bellamy
  • Added: 23 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13712010
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lola Townsend Babcoke (14 Apr 1905–16 Feb 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13712010, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Peru, Miami County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Heattown (contributor 48167120) .