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

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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.

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