Mrs. Gooch was born in Dahlonega, GA July 2, 1936. She had lived in Hartwell, GA for the past twelve years and was a former longtime resident of Morrow, GA. She was retired from Bell South and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Hartwell, GA.
Faye was the daughter of the late Garland and Lela Holtzclaw Gooch and was also preceded in death by a brother, Michael Gooch.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry Babb, Hartwell, GA; daughters and sons-in-law, Candice and Tommy Atkinson, Royston, GA, Charis and Ronnie Ard, Royston, GA; sisters, Mildred Schaide, Dawsonville, GA, Lana Thompson, Cumming, GA, Janet Smith, Douglasville, GA, and Debbie Chumbler, Cumming, GA; brothers, Delton Gooch, Jasper, GA, Horace Gooch, Russell Gooch, Dale Gooch, and Greg Gooch, all of Cumming, GA. 4 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and numerous other relatives also survive.
A private family graveside service was held on Monday, July 1, 2013 at the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery in Lumpkin County with Rev. Matt Cawthan officiating.
Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega, GA is in charge of the arrangements.