March 25, 1943 – April 7, 2022
Carolyn F. Babb, 79 of Turlock, passed away Thursday, April 7th.
Carolyn was born March 25th, 1943 in Norfolk, VA and spent her childhood along the Virginia coast from Newport News to Elizabeth City. She was an original rock and roller with a great love for Elvis, where she first saw him in concert. She moved to Turlock at age 16 and graduated from Turlock High School in 1961. After graduation, she went into banking and became an Operations officer in the late 70’s for B of A. She then went onto Century bank, where she was part of a traveling management team that opened and trained new branches throughout northern California. After banking, Carolyn shuttled people to & from the SF airport and by the mid 90’s she was driving the Chicken Ranch Bingo bus, which she dearly loved! She enjoyed traveling, fishing, cooking, bingo, and yard sales.
She is survived by her children Bonnie (Michael) Barthel, Wayne (Bobbie) Babb, Barbie (Dwaine) Baker and Jocelyn (Casey) Jeffers, stepdaughters Marjorie Babb and Brenda Alger, 4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 4 beloved nieces.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents, Lucille M. Looney and Roland W. Matthews, and her brother Roland V. Matthews and her stepson, Edward R. Babb, Jr.
A funeral service will be held at 1pm on Friday, April 15, 2022 at Allen Mortuary. Interment will follow at Turlock Memorial Park.