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