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Tabitha “Tabby” “Ms. B.” Elma Barham (Worley), 80, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015 after a year and half with many illnesses. Her strong will to live, and the love and prayers of family, friends, and many supporters carried her through very tough times.
Tabitha was born on May 2, 1935 to the late Robert C. & Lillian Worley in Lynchburg, Virginia. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William P. Barham, her brothers, Lawrence and Julian, her sisters, Beatrice and Dorothy, grandson Ryan Sondel, and dear friend Berta Terrell.
Tabitha is survived by her daughters, Vickie Domminsey (Joe), Delores “Sissy” Garrett (Ronnie), Christy Barham, Heather Dickens-Haggerty (Robert), and son William “Bubba” Barham; grandchildren, Corey Dickens, Cameron Garrett, Lauren Barham, Bailee Linsey, Emma Barham, Jordan Dickens, Rylan Haggerty and Mason Haggerty; her sister, Arlene Davis; and brothers, Robert Worley (Donna) and William Worley.
Family and friends were her greatest joy. Tabitha raised many children over the years of babysitting and helped anyone who needed her. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her.
The family with receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 29, 2015 at Bucktrout Funeral Home, 4124 Ironbound Rd., Williamsburg. A graveside service will be held the following day at Washington Memorial Park, 6217 Memorial Drive, Sandston,Virginia, with Pastor David Gibson officiating.
The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for her during her illness.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Bucktrout Funeral Home.