Tabitha Elma Barham

May 2, 1935 - May 24, 2015
Tabitha Elma Barham

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Williamsburg – 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 precessed 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 daughers 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 & 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 May 29, 2015 from 7pm till 9pm 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. Pastor David Gibson officiating.

The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for her during her illness.


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  • May 28, 2015
    Torene says:
    "Ms.B" was always the neighborhood mom and always had an open door policy. She had a heart of gold and was loved by all! She will be missed!You are all in my thoughts and prayers! My deepest regards, Torene

  • May 30, 2015
    Rhonda Poteet says:
    Heather and Family, My prayers and thoughts are with you. Words cannot express the emptiness, but her wonderful memories will flow all around you. Much love to you all and many prayers for strength in the days ahead. We love you!

  • May 26, 2015
    Edith and Klaus Marks says:
    Heather, you and your family are in our prayers. May you find comfort and peace knowing that her suffering has ended . If I can do anything for you please let me know. Ebbie & Klaus

  • June 05, 2015
    Lisa Hutcheson says:
    I am so sorry for the family. Tabby was the best neighbor anyone could have. She was special to me and my entire family. Blessed are they that mourn for they shall be comforted. Matt 5:4

  • May 29, 2015
    Grace Kenyon (Whitehead) says:
    I am so sorry for your loss. Tabby was a dear lady and loving to so many children. I am thankful for the time Kenny and Stephen were in her care. God Bless you all.