The Obituary for Mrs. Bernice Helen Babbitt (Randolph County)


Bernice Helen Babbitt, age 98, of Wedowee, formerly of Ellenton, FL, passed away Monday, January 18, 2021, at Traylor’s Nursing Center in Roanoke.

Survivors include: one daughter, Shirron Soohey of Wedowee; two sons, Donnie S. Wilson of Indiana and Jimmy K. Wilson of Florida; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 great-geat-grandchild; and one sister, Estelle Austgen of Indiana.

A North Carolina native, Mrs. Babbitt was born on November 25, 1922, the daughter of James Mark and Hester Nix Brown.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Kay W. Wilson and Paul Babbitt; one son, Richard Wilson; one sister and four brothers.

The family will hold a private memorial service in Florida at a later date.

Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee, AL directing.