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Juanita May Babbitt

March 19, 2014

Juanita May Babbitt, 87, of Mt. Ida passed away Monday, March 17, 2014. She was born March 6, 1927 in Benton. Juanita was a homemaker and a member of Lake Ouachita Baptist Church.
Mrs. Babbitt was an avid gardener and a longtime volunteer at the Mt. Ida Senior Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas N. Rowland and Grace Thelma Gober Rowland; her husband, L.V. Babbitt; one brother; and one sister,
She is survived by her sons, Thomas M. Babbitt (Patti) of Cleburne,Texas, Jerry L. Babbitt (Jane) of Mt. Ida, James T. Babbitt of Union, Mo.; a daughter, Mari M. Hanson (Clint) of Little Rock; seven grandchildren and two great- grandchildren; and 30 nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 20, at Ashby Funeral Home. Burial will be held at Social Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mt. Ida Senior Center
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at Ashby Funeral Home.
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