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Mary Elizabeth Babcock, age 71 of Maple Rapids, MI, passed away Friday, May 25, 2018 at her home.
A Memorial Service will be held at Eureka Christian Church, Eureka, MI, on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Keith Whipple officiating. A dinner will follow the service at the church.
Mary was born in St. Johns, MI on February 9, 1947, the daughter of Clarence LaVern and Geraldine (Ludwick) Bennett. Mary married Jack Babcock on June 26, 2004 in St. Johns, MI. Mary resided most of her life in Maple Rapids.
Mary loved music and danced all the time. Her pets were very important to her. Mary also enjoyed going to garage sales. She will be remembered for always wearing her jewelry. But most importantly, her family was a big part of her life. Mary was fun loving and full of life. Mary was a past member of the Truth Rebekah Lodge #157 and a member of Eureka Christian Church.
Mary is survived by her husband Jack Babcock of Maple Rapids, MI; son Jack and Christa Babcock of Sheridan, MI; daughter Ruthann Babcock of Sumner, MI; 8 grandchildren: Michael (Mary), Jennifer, Cheri, Jerry, Charlieann, Alyshia, Jeremy and Ricky; and sister Dorothy and Jerry Bayshore of Lake, MI. She is also survived by many great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Brenda Babcock, her sisters: Jean Dutton, Edith Marble, Patricia Nemetz, and Diana Bennett, and her brother Robert Bennett.
Memorials may be made to the wishes of the Babcock Family. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI.
To the wishes of the Babcock Family