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 Dorothy Jane <I>Green</I> Babish

Dorothy Jane Green Babish

Ada, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 13 Sep 2011 (aged 83)
Russellville, Pope County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Center Valley, Pope County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 79579406 · View Source
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September 6, 1928 - September 13, 2011

Dorothy Jane Green Babish, 83, of Russellville, AR, went home to be with her Lord and Saviour on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at her home.

The daughter of Jesse Green and Jewell Gann Green, she was born on September 6, 1928 in Ada, Ok. Dorothy graduated from Fitzhugh High School in Ada, OK. She moved to California with her family in her teens.

Dorothy and her late husband, John A. Babish, were married October 21, 1971 and were the owners of J & B Insurance agency in Porterville, CA prior to their move to Russellville.

She was married 33 years to John A. Babish before his passing in April of 2005. They loved to travel and were actively involved in the Republican party of Arkansas. Dorothy was a member of the Republican Women of Pope County.

After the death of her husband, Dorothy became involved with Arkansas hospice and served with Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home as a member of the Arkansas Hospice Foundation Board and member of the River Valley Home Capital Campaign Committee. She worked tirelessly to see this home built.

Dorothy was a member of Victory Missionary Baptist church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband John A. Babish and one grandson, Erik T. Kirkland.

She is survived by three daughters, Gwendolyn J. Rambo and husband Dan of Fort Smith, AR, Charla E. McKernan and husband Edward of Atlanta, GA, and Carla L. Beckwith of Russellville, AR; a stepdaughter, Lana Pusich and family of San Jose, CA; five grandchildren, four brothers and three sisters; eight great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.

Funeral Service will be at 2:00 pm Saturday, September 17, 2011 at Victory Missionary Baptist Church in Russellville (517 Reasoner Lane Russellville, AR 72801). Burial will be at Old Baptist Cemetery in Russellville by Humphrey Funeral Service.

The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 pm on Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home, 2405 East Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville

Obituary provided by Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville




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  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
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