Wilma Alice Babb, 76, formerly of the Walkertown community, passed away Tuesday at Laughlin Healthcare Center.

She retired after 35 years of service from Greene Valley Developmental Center.

She was a member of Union Temple United Methodist Church as long as her health permitted. She was active in all activities of the church.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law: Terry and Nila Babb, of Afton, the Walkertown community; one grandson: Ryan Babb, of Chuckey; twin sister: Bonnie Hensley, of Limestone; nieces and nephews; and special friends: Harold and Faye Roberts, Mindy Woods and Angie Bunch.

She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Pearl Ricker and was preceded in death by her husband: Bobby Gene Babb; and a brother: Ross Ricker.

The family will receive friends Friday from 2-4 and 5-7 p.m. at Kiser Rose-Hill Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in Kiser-Rose Hill Chapel with the Rev. Richard Bowers officiating.

Interment will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Union Temple Cemetery. Family and friends are asked to meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Harold Roberts, Ryan Babb, Chris Knupp, George Bowers, Daniel Wedding and Jeff Craft.

Honorary pallbearers will be the nurses and staff of Laughlin Healthcare and Ballad Health Hospice.

Condolences may be sent to the Babb family at www.kiserrosehillfuneralhome.com.