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Mary Lynn Babb, 55 – Passed March 17, 2019

Mary Lynn Babb, 55, of Cabool, Missouri, passed away on March 17, 2019 at home after a brief illness.

She was born on October 31, 1963 in Cabool, the daughter of Warren and Betty (Dotson) Sweet.

On June 14, 2008 she was united in marriage to John Babb. Mary Lynn was active in helping to raise money and support for various community causes. She worked several years as a caregiver for Hospice and often took in or helped those in need, cooking, cleaning or whatever was needed. She often spent time with them in their last days, to ensure that their lives were filled with love and laughter.

Mary Lynn truly loved and enjoyed her grandchildren, often spending her nights helping with homework or just being there when they needed her.

Mary Lynn was at peace with leaving and said that she was ready to “step out of this old body.”

She was preceded in death by her parents, Warren and Betty Sweet.

She is survived by her husband, John Babb; her children, Kammie Sweet, Susan Moore and Devin Christeson; her brother, Charles Sweet; sister, Ronda Crewse; four grandchildren, Trayston, Kiva, Blaine and Warren; as well as numerous other relatives and friends.

Arrangements were under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at