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Linda “Joyce” Tabor

May 1, 1951 - February 3, 2022

Linda “Joyce” Tabor, age 70, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, February 3, 2022.

Born in West Chester, PA on May 1, 1951, she was a daughter of the late Paul W. and Linnie Rose (Brooks) McMillan. Joyce retired from Avon as a packager. In her spare time, she enjoyed making teddy bears and cross stitching. Joyce loved her Lord and attended Fairwinds Baptist Church. She always found the good in people. More than anything, Joyce was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother.

Joyce is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Larry D. Tabor, Sr.; children, Larry D. Tabor, Jr. (Wendi) and Robert W. Tabor (Traci); and granddaughter, the apple of her eye, Hannah E. Tabor.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, February 11, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joyce’s memory to Fairwinds Christian School or Fairwinds Baptist Church, donations to both may be mailed to 801 Seymour Road, Bear, DE 19701 or online by clicking here.

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14 Condolences for Linda “Joyce” Tabor

  • Praying for you guys.
    Even though there is joy in the homegoing, there is sorrow in your loss. Thinking of you at this tender time.

  • Looking forward to when Joyce and Larry would visit was always the highlight of my summer growing up. I’m lucky that she made me 2 cross stitch, one at birth, and one at graduation. I have the grad one hanging on my wall. She was so special, made me feel special, would paint my fingernails that classic pearl, that I swear was made just for her. When I’d start to cry because their visit was over, she would say ‘it’s not goodbye, it’s see you later’
    See you later Joyce. I love you.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. The Gravell’s are praying for you all.
    Rest in peace aunt joyce

  • Joyce was such a sweet kind and loving person. It was a honor to call her my cousin. We weren’t physically as close as I would have liked but she was a beautiful person. RIP Joyce 🙏 💔

  • Our Condolences.You will always hold a special place in my heart Joyce❤️.Praying for Larry and the family.🙏

  • Joyce was an amazing woman and I am thankful for knowing her. She always made me feel like I was part of the family. I looked forward to seeing her each time I came back to Delaware. I will miss seeing her this summer. Prayers for Larry and the rest of the family. ❤️

  • Larry, I’m so sorry for your family and your loss. Joyce was a wonderful person and will always have a warm place in my heart.

  • Aunt Joyce was such an amazing woman and will be missed dearly, my fondest memory of her is when I was a little girl she Taught me how to cross stitch. Praying for you guys and I love you dearly.

  • Don and I are so sorry for your loss. We will greatly miss our dear friend. We wish we could enjoy more outings but are thankful for the peace of knowing she’s at God’s home now. We love you and pray for comfort and strength at this mournful time. 😔

  • Deepest sympathy to Joyce’s family. She was best friends for many years with our sister Shirley Williams Wooster Houdyshell. She Is now rejoicing with Shirley in heaven. Shirley died a few years ago.

  • Dear Larry im sorry to about joyce if you get time call me 803 443 2916

  • My God bless Linda & family & help heal the loss of a Love One. Sincerely your friend.

  • God received a special angel this week. There wasn’t a better person, wife, mother, grandmother, or friend than her. May God wrap you in his loving arms forever.

  • Dave, Wendi and family. We are sorry for your loss. Your Mom is at peace now and suffering is gone. Hold tight the memories of a lifetime so that they comfort your hearts. Mom’s are very special and it’s very hard to handle losing your Mom. Just know we love you and you’re in our hearts and prayers.
    Nik and Bert Ruege