Carolyn Joyce “Josie” Puckett Babbs, 71, of Benton died Monday, Nov. 7. She was born April 4, 1940, in Benton.
She was a homemaker and a member of Reyburn Creek Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph Jess Puckett Sr. and Melba Lewis Puckett; her husband, Robert Babbs; and a daughter, Lisa Brown.
She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Ralph Puckett Jr. and wife Vickie of Benton; sisters and brothers-in-law, Delores Hudspeth and husband John of Glen Rose and Linda Pelton and husband Rusty of Alexander; and two grandchildren, Sharlene Brown and Ben Brown.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Ashby Funeral Home with the Rev. Todd Bray officiating. Burial will follow at Hicks Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Saline Memorial Hospice, 23157 I-30 Bryant, AR 72022.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com