Helen Joyce Babson

Helen Joyce (Harrison) Babson, 75, of Booneville, passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2013 in Fort Smith. She was born on Dec. 17, 1937 in Whiteville, N.C. She was a Baptist and worked as a cashier for Walmart in Greenwood.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Earl Babson, Sr.; and her parents, Valdon and Valine (Ward) Harrison.

There will be a memorial service held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Booneville Funeral Service.

She is survived by two daughters, Kursti M. Arnold of Charlotte, N.C. and Diane Babson of Booneville; four sons, Robert Earl Babson, Jr. of Winston-Salem, N.C., Charles Douglas Babson of Greensboro, N.C., Richard Morgan Babson of Midway, N.C., and Roger David Babson of Winston-Salem, N.C.; one sister, Ophelia Varnadoe of Crescent City, Fla.; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.