Donna J. Babbs

October 8, 1955 ~ August 15, 2020 (age 64)


Donna J. Babbs, 64 of West Salem, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020 at her home ,surrounded by her family, after a brief illness.

Donna was born Oct. 8, 1955 in Loveland, OH to the late Merle and Laura (Culbertson) Mowry.  On July 2, 1977 she married Bruce A. Babbs and they shared 40 years together.  Donna enjoyed camping, 4-wheeling, baking and spending time with her family.  She will be missed.

Surviving are he 3 daughters, Laura and Guy Lucas of West Salem, Shelly Babbs and Scott Yarnell of Canaan and Christina and Terry Miller of Galion; grandchildren, Michael and Seara Wellman, Brant Lemley, and  Allison, Emily, Alex and Stanley Babbs; great-grandchildren, Michael Wellman, Landon and Karson Henderson and Camille Lambert; sisters, Zoanne Snyder and Cindy Starling; brothers, Jerry, Jamie and Jeff Bowman and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, a son Matthew Babbs, her father, Merle Mowry and her mother, Laura Bowman.

It was Donna’s request that there be no services held but memorial contributions may be made to the Wayne County Humane Society 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.  Tributes may be shared at

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