Jorita Rosalie Porter Babb, 80, of Cullowhee, passed away Friday, Oct. 7.
Born in Castlewood, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Henry Roy Porter and Viola Marie Jessee Dearing Porter.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Chase Babb; two sons, Aubrey Alan Babb and Robert Lynn Babb; and one brother, Roy Leon Porter.
Jorita was the former owner of Cashiers Insurance Agency, Inc.
She was a member of the N.C. China Painting Club and loved gardening and flowers.