Martha Childs Babel
Funeral Date: 10/10/2009

Martha Childs Babel, age 93, of El Dorado, AR. died Saturday October 3, at John R. Williamson Hospice House in El Dorado, AR. Born November 3, 1915 at Banks, AR. a daughter of the late James Lafayette Childs and Mattie Ederington Childs she was a retired sales person at El Dorado House, member First United Methodist Church in El Dorado, the widow of Floyd Babel who died in 1978. They were united in marriage June 1, 1941 at Arkansas City, AR. Also, preceding her in death were brothers James Lafayette Childs and John Childs. Survivors are 2 nieces Elizabeth Childs, Little Rock, AR., Margaret Salvesen, Cape May, New Jersey , a cousin Kay Childs Travis and spouse Johnny, Fordyce, AR and a host of special friends. Memorial service was 10:30 a.m. Saturday October 10, First United Methodist Church, El Dorado. Graveside was 2:00 p.m. Saturday October 10, Childs Cemetery at Banks, AR. by Rev. Kay Childs Travis and Rev. Johnny Travis. Arrangements were by Frazerís Funeral Home. Memorials preferred John R. Williamson Hospice House; 2301 Champagnolle; El Dorado, AR. 71730.



Name: Nancy Walthall
Message: I will miss Martha very much. We worked together at the El Dorado House and she was a very good friend to my grandmother - Sallie McFarlane. She was very good to her. My prayers are with you all. She was a wonderful lady.

Name: Helen Ivey Wilson
Message: My sympathy in the death of Martha.I always enjoyed visiting with her at the El Dorado House.I first met Martha when she and Kathaleen Caplinger worked in Warren when I was very young.She had such grace and natural beauty. Helen I. Wilson

Name: Julie Rogers Pettitt
Message: Martha and my mother, Barbara Ann Childs Rogers, were very close. I loved going to see her at work at the El Dorado House. She will truly be missed. Much love and prayers

Name: Merritt Royal
Message: Elizabeth -- My deepest sympathy to your, your family and your Aunt Martha's friends who were like family to this very special lady. I know you will miss her.