LEBANON -- A memorial service was held Tuesday evening, August 10 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Babb, 79, of Lebanon.
Born in Fayetteville and a longtime, beloved educator at Lebanon High School, Mrs. Babb died Friday, Aug. 6, 2010 at Lebanon Health & Rehab Center.
The daughter of the late William & Lora Gotcher, she received her Masters degree in Education from Middle Tennessee State University and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Fayetteville.
Services were conducted by Rev. Ann Hatcher and Norval Richardson.
Survivors include: daughters Janice Babb of Nashville, Kathy (Eddie) Boyd and Becky (Tim) Edwards -- all of Lebanon and Jamie (Alan) Ricketts of Norene.
Also surviving is brother Dr. Robert E. Lee Gotcher of Hillsborough, CA; grandchildren Matthew Dickens, Allie & Cale Ricketts and Merilyn (Daniel) Edwards-Ater; great-grandchildren Ryker & Rafe Ater; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Babb is preceded in death by her husband Jim Babb; brother Bill Gotcher; sisters Mildred Askew, Elizabeth Buntin, Gene Webb and Elma “Mutt” Clark.
The family would like to especially thank the staff at Lebanon Health & Rehab and Dr. Robert Jantz & staff.
Arrangements by Partlow Funeral Chapel, Lebanon.