Barbara L. Thacker
April 27,1951-January 09,2020
Barbara L. Thacker, 81, of Mineral, VA. departed this life on August 14, 2021.
Born in Louisa, VA. she was the daughter of Claude and Thelma Shifflett Lamb.
She was a member of Louisa Baptist Church, and attended Louisa Public Schools.
Barbara worked at a number of places but her longest employer was Louisa Manufacturing Company, later she worked for Louisa County Schools where she retired.
Barbara had a lot of friends and loved having them over and cooking for them. She was a wonderful cook and loved canning from the garden. Barbara was the oldest of 8 children.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her daughter Deborah Paradis; sisters Betty Searls, Shirley Baber; brothers Carroll Lamb, and brother Cecil Lamb.
Surviving is her husband, Harry Thacker; daughter Lynn Gentry;
three sisters, Geneva Riggs, Frances Lamb, and Beverly Harrison (Travis) all of Louisa; She is also survived by four grand-daughters; a great- granddaughter; and a great- grandson
I’m so sorry for your loss. You, your dad and family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Lynn, Harry, and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I loved knowing Barbara and making memories and having laughs. She even taught me how to clean a fish and make sweet potato pie from scratch! She was always ready to try something or do something. I will miss her.
sorry about the passing of Barbara. I worked with her at Louisa Mfg.They were some good old days. May you all be blessed and remember the memories of days past,