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“I first corresponded with Mrs. Tabbot forty years ago when her oldest son and I were at Northwestern Univ. together. She was as kind, gracious, and...Read More »
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“Mrs, Tabbot was one of the first ladies I met when my Mom moved to White Oak Manor and I enjoyed seeing her and her smiling eyes several times each...Read More »
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“Our dear, sweet Barbara will be missed beyond words! Loving remembrances of her will remain in our hearts until we are reunited in Heaven, with...Read More »
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“You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Aunt Barbara will live on in all our hearts. We have so very many fond memories. She will be loved and...Read More »
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Barbara Wallace Tabbot, 84, of Spartanburg, died Sunday, January 27, 2013, at Skylyn Place. Born May 24, 1928, in Spartanburg, SC, she was the daughter of the late James Y. and Mary Crews Wallace and wife, for 65 years to her loving husband, Milton L. Tabbot.

Mrs. Tabbot was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, the Juanita Waring Circle, and John Nicholson Sunday School Class. She was a graduate of Spartanburg High School and retired from J. M. Smith Corporation (formerly Smith Wholesale Drug Company) where she worked for 52 years.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Tabbot is survived by her sons, Milton L. Tabbot Jr. of Brooklyn, NY; James C. "Jimmy" Tabbot and wife Liz of Denver, CO; and William "Bill" W. Tabbot and wife Vicky of Spartanburg, SC; two granddaughters, Morgan and Caitlin; three grandsons, Matthew, Jake, and Bill Jr.; sisters, Sarah W. Kendrick of Concord, NC, Carolyn W. Kreuzer of Spartanburg, SC, and Martha W. Nelson and husband Joe of Clinton, SC. She was predeceased by one brother, James Y. Wallace; and six sisters, Elizabeth Ritchie, Mary Macomson, Alma McRae, Frances Metz, Edna Martin, and Marjorie Poteat.

A graveside service will be conducted at 1:00 PM Thursday, January 31, 2013, in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, by the Rev. Dr. A. Stephen Holler. Visitation will follow at the graveside.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 626 Norwood Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302.

The family will be at the home of a sister, 649 Poplar Street, Spartanburg, SC.

Floyd's North Church Street Chapel

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