Mary Babcock, 81

Mary Francis Babcock joined our Lord and Savior Jan. 1, 2012. She was born Dec. 30, 1930, to Frank and Pearl (Gier) Jones in Valentine.Mary shared her life with 26 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. She was the hub of the family, and friend to all who knew her.Mary is sruvived by her husband, Walter Babcock of Greeley; daughter, Rhonda Babcock; four sons, Richard Babcock, Danny Nollett, Patrick and wife Michelle Nollett of Greeley, and Jack and wife Carol Nollett of Cheyenne, Wyo.She is preceded in death by a daughter, Beverley Campbell; three brothers, Lawrence, John and Jesse; and two sisters, Maxine Main and Violet Richardson.Funeral services were at Victory Christian Fellowship Church in Greeley, Colo., with interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley.Memorial contributions may be made to the Mary Babcock fund, Points West Community Bank, 6801 20th St., Greeley, CO 80634.The on-line guest book may be signed at www.stoddardsunset.comPublished in Custer County Chief, Jan. 19, 2012