Elizabeth "Libbie" Lowe Babb died on Feb. 1, 2013 at her home in Elgin, Texas. She was born on Jan. 28, 1953 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and was a native of Port Allen, Louisiana. Libbie attended Holy Family Catholic School and St. Joseph's Academy before earning a degree in education from Louisiana State University. At LSU, she was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority where she served as chapter president of the Gamma Zeta Chapter. After teaching in Grand Isle, Metairie and at St. Jude in Baton Rouge, she moved to Texas where she was employed by Maximus in Austin. Aside from work, Libbie enjoyed nature and had a love for animals. She is preceded in death by her parents, Herman J. "Monday" Lowe and Bessie Peavy Lowe. She is survived by her stepmother, Carolyn Lowe and our very special Lillie Mae Lee, who helped raise her; also survived by her sisters; Laurie Lowe Rials and husband, John; Linda Lowe Erley and husband, Bruce; Letti Lowe Ardoin and husband, Kyle; nephews Tré Rials and Christopher Erley and fiancé Katie Krumm, Matthew and Patrick Erley; and niece Abbigale Ardoin. Family visitation will be held on Monday, April 1 at Holy Family Catholic Church, Port Allen at 9:30 a.m. until a mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 A.M. A memorial mass will be held Wednesday, April 3, at 10:00 A.M. at Sacred Heart Church, Elgin, Texas. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Austin at www.hospiceaustin.org or 1407 Spicewood Springs Road, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78759.
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Published in The Advocate from Mar. 23 to Mar. 26, 2013