Barbara “Babs” Ann (Daugherty) Holbrook
June 30, 1959 - January 5, 2020
Barbara “Babs” Ann (Daugherty) Holbrook went home to be with the Lord and her husband Bea on January 5, 2020. She passed away on the same day as her husband, fifteen years apart. She missed her husband every second of everyday he was gone, and now she’s in his arms forever.
Born in Wilmington, DE on June 30, 1959, she was a daughter of James Daugherty and the late Mary “Mitzie” (Edwards) Dixon. Babs was a Delaware native and attended Glasgow High School. She was a loving mom and grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family.
In addition to her mother, Mitzie, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Lundy “Bea” Holbrook Jr.; grandparents, James and Mattie Daniel; and her brother, James Daugherty Jr. She is survived by her father, James Daugherty Sr.; her sister, Audrey “Toni” Bartelt; two daughters, Shauna A. Holbrook, and Brianna M. Holbrook; one son, Lundy B. Holbrook III and his wife, Ashley (Marquiss) Holbrook; and seven grandchildren, Matthew W. Reynolds, Isaiah J. Holbrook, Elijah B. Holbrook, Emmanuel A. M. Holbrook, Angel L. Cruz III, Faith D. Cruz, and an unborn granddaughter baring Babs’ namesake, Barbara J. Cruz.
A graveside service will be held at 10am on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, Delaware. Her final resting place will be near her grandparents, James and Mattie Daniel. Family and friends are welcome to attend.