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Susan Kaye (Brewer) Babbs

February 21, 1947 ~ March 9, 2022 (age 75)


CHARLESTON-IL- Susan Kaye Babbs, 75, of Charleston, Illinois passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center. No services are planned at this time. Adams Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.

Susan was born February 21, 1947, in Charleston, Illinois the daughter of Edgar Hubert Brewer and Kathryn Anna Carter. She married Robert Babbs in Arcola, Illinois. She is survived by her husband; daughter, Michelle Simpson; stepdaughter, Jennifer (Dave) Drago; three grandchildren, Bishop Crenshaw, Brooke Simpson, and Ryder Simpson; one step-granddaughter, Caitlin Kraft; and brother Eddie (Winnie) Brewer. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Ricky Brewer, and Al Brewer; and first husband Edward P. Kallis.

Susan attended Charleston High School and had worked at Brown Shoe Company for many years after graduating. She and Robert were members of the Walnut Grove Christian Church in the early years of their marriage. Susan loved bowling and was on the LA Boutique Bowling League for many years. She and Bob would spend their time together out at the farm. Susan had worked at Bells Flower Shop where she got to enjoy her loved for flowers and gardening. She is going to be dearly missed.

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