She was born January 11, 1934 in Dresden, Ohio to the late Roy and Vera Cody; she moved to Lake Wales from Englewood in 1959. Mona was a homemaker and attended High Point Church in Lake Wales. She loved pigs, covered bridges, going camping, and the mountains.
Mona was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Babington; brothers, Robert, Fell, Jack and Harold Cody; and sister, Ruth Wietzel. She is survived by her daughter, Paula Babington of Lenexa, Kansas; sons, Jeff Babington (Beverly) of Summerville, South Carolina, William “Bill” Babington (Joann) of Lake Wales, Scott Babington (Pam) Babson Park; 14 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren ; and numerous great-great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, May 27, 2021 at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales with Pastor Henry Smith officiating.