Babette Bles

Babette Bles passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. She was born in Washington DC, to James M. Bles and Lucy Bles. She attended both Broad Run High School and Lake Braddock High School.

Babette spent her childhood in Loudoun county and always thought of herself as a farm girl. She loved nature and the outdoors. A great day for her was spent fishing and camping with her beloved dog Jack on her farm. She always volunteered at her boys’ schools and enjoyed serving as“Team Mom” for their baseball teams over the years. Babette was also a talented quilter and enjoyed making quilts for others.

She is survived by her son, Christopher Murphy, and her siblings Elizabeth Bles-Webber (Steve), James Bles, Jr. (Debby), and Larry Bles along with her nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she is predeceasedby her son, William M. Murphy.

Her service will be held on Monday, September 30, 2019 at 1 p.m. with a visitation beginning at 11 am at Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home 9902 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA 22032.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Centreville Volunteer Fire Department P. O. Box 157 Centreville, VA 20122-0157

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