Honey Babin, 91, a resident of Baton Rouge, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 5, 2011. She was born April 2, 1919, in Buffalo, N.Y. She was a longtime resident of White Castle. Visitation at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, White Castle, on Monday, March 14, from 9 a.m. until funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Cremation will follow after service. Honey was a retired French and English teacher and a former member of Our Lady of Prompt Succor choir. She was a former volunteer tutor, piano teacher and docent at Magnolia Mound Plantation. Her interests included cooking, sewing and painting. She loved traveling, music and the French culture. Survived by her daughter, Suzanne and husband John S. Barker III; son, Luke B. Babin III and wife Sundra; five grandchildren, Allison Barker Feaheny and husband William, Ellen Barker Haughey and husband Patrick, John B. Barker and wife Michelle, Natalie Babin Isaacks and husband Ryan, and Ben "Rooter" Babin; great-grandchildren, Dara and Owen Haughey, Jessica, Aisling and Michael Barker, Austin, Molly and Tyler Isaacks, and Jude Feaheny; and cousin, Donald Cloudsley. Preceded in death by her parents, Robert L. and Marcelle Fischer Macgregor; husbands, Luke B. Babin Jr., first marriage of 49 years, and Edward T. Supple, second marriage of six years; and brother, John R. Macgregor. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Catholic Charities, Diocese of Baton Rouge, 1900 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, LA 70808. The family wishes to thank Dr. Michael Rolfsen of the Baton Rouge Clinic and the staff of St. James Place Health and Wellness Center for their wonderful compassionate care during her illness. Condolences can be made at www.oursowhitecastle.com.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Mar. 11 to Mar. 13, 2011