Babe is a retired factory worker.
Birth & EducationEdit
Babe Esterly was born in 1948 to Gertrude and Abraham Esterly. The Esterly's were not very rich, but this did not unsettle them. They made do with what they had and didn't care much for what people said about them. Babe began school, however, did not get many impressive grades, landing her a permanent job at a shoe factory.
Babe was employed at Muirhead's Shoe Factory in 1966, where she worked 12 hours a day piecing shoes together. Babe met one of her co-workers, Kevin West. The two fell in love and shortly after got married.
Marriage to Kevin WestEdit
After a somewhat early marriage, Kevin and Babe moved in together. Life was finally good for the West's. In 1983, Babe found out she was pregnant with a boy.
Babe gave birth to Artie West in 1984. Artie proved to be rather troublesome as a child. As a teenager, Artie met Victoria Horne. After years of asking and asking, Victoria and Artie got married.
Shortly after getting married. Victoria and Artie West gave birth to Charlotte West. Charlotte was a very nice little girl. After Babe realised how much work Artie and Victoria had, Babe convinced the two to go on holiday while she and Kevin looked after Charlie.
Artie and Victoria's deathEdit
Unexpectedly, Victoria and Artie's plane failed to make it to their destination after crash landing in the sea. Babe became depressed after she believed that she was to blame after sending them on holiday. Babe barely worked for a year, until taken out of depression by her husband.
Adoption of CharlieEdit
After being in foster for a year, Charlie was taken into the arms of Babe and Kevin, Charlie enjoyed her new home. Charlie began school, Babe told herself that she wouldn't let what happened to her happen to Charlie.
Charlie and Alfie's relationshipEdit
Charlie met Alfie Vulner, a middle-class student at Charlie's school. Babe was initially against the relationship as Babe did not like the Vulner's. The Vulner's invited the West's to dinner, at which Babe got drunk and began a fight with Penny.