45, of Sunnyside died Sunday, May 8, 2005 in Sunnyside.
He was born
in Lubbock, Texas.
survived by his parents, Alfredo and Rosa Garza of Sunnyside and his mother,
Tomasa Mungia of Texas; one son, Adam Garza, Jr. of Green Bay, Wis.; four
brothers, Ricky Garza of Katy, Texas, Freddie Garza of Ponca City, Okla., and
Jabby Garza of Portland, Ore. and Noni Garza of Sunnyside; and two sisters,
Cynthia Garza of Richland and Ashley Garza of Sunnyside.
preceded in death by two brothers, Silvestre and Babo Garza.
memorial services will be held for family and friends. Valley Hills Funeral
Home, Sunnyside, is in charge of arrangements.
CLARENCE E. BABBITT
Babbitt, 81, a life-time Yakima Valley resident, passed away Sunday, May 8,
2005, in Yakima.
born Sept. 4, 1923 in Yakima, the son of Earl W. and Viola (Bryant) Babbitt. He
received his education at Brookside Junior Academy and Auburn Academy. He later
attended college before serving in the U.S. Navy from 1940 to 1944. Following
his military service he returned to Yakima. Clarence worked for Cascade Gold
Star and as a police officer in Selah. He retired from the Carnation Company in
Yakima and Sunnyside after 43 years. After retirement Clarence helped his wife,
Mary, with a day care service for more than 30 years.
enjoyed watching car racing and racing cars. He raced cars at Sunny Grand
Speedway, Yakima Speedway and drove in the 3,000-mile Mexican Road Race.
Clarence also loved to gamble and have lots of fun.
survived by eight sons, Edward Babbitt and wife, Angelic, of Modesto, Calif.,
Ronald L. Babbitt and wife, Linda, Terry L. Babbitt and wife, Sharon, all of
Yakima, Gregory Webb and wife, Linda, Steven Webb and wife, Pamela, of Hayden
Lake, Idaho, Michael Webb and wife, Roxy, John Webb and wife, Gail, Mark Webb
and wife, Brenda, all of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; one daughter, Marilyn Hacker and
husband, Ed, of Pasco; one sister, Velma Hurley of Sumner; and numerous
grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary, in 2004; one grandson, Troy
Zepp; and one sister, Arlene Driscoll.
visitation will be held Friday, May 13, 2005, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral
Home, Sunnyside and Saturday, May 14, 2005, from 8:30 a.m. until time of
funeral service at 1 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside. Military honors and
graveside services will be held at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens under the
direction of Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside.