Here is Odies' obit, with survivors as of 1990. You could try looking them up and calling or writing. I once called some survivors for anther poster, and it got too wierd for me to repeat the experience.
Modesto Bee, p. B-3 Monday, April 16, 1990
[This was a decade in which the Bee cut obits to a minumum]
Odies Dorward Babbm 84, of Denair died Friday.
Services: Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church , Turlock. Burial at Denair Cemetery. Visitation noon to 9 p.m. today at Allen Mortuary Chapel
Background: Native of New Mexico. Lived in Turlock / Denair area 63 years. Retired employee of Turlock Irrigation District. Member of Full Gospel Tabernacle Church.
Survivors: Wife, Mary Viola Babb of Denair. Four children, Arland Babb of Denair, Loretta Gibson of Dinuba, Betty Kays of Delhi and Vera Johnson of Middletown. Three brothers, including Basil Babb of Turlock and Courtney Babb of Denair. Fourteen grandchildren and 24 great0grandchildren.
Remembrances: Full Gospel Tabernacle, Missions, c/o Full Gospel Tabernacle, 200 North Avenue, Turlock 95380.
I'm writing from my backup-machine. Your e-mail is (probably) on my main one, which is in the shop, and may survive the repair. I'll mail you the micro-film print-out of the obit if you send me your street address.