Barbara Jean Taylor

Barb Taylor, in her 78th year passed away peacefully with her children by her side at the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital on September 17, 2020.

She was the daughter of the late Weston and Florence Holtby. Loving Mother of Paul (Sheryl) Taylor, Tanya Taylor and Tricia Taylor. She was predeceased by her daughter Terrie Wiley (February 13, 2020) as well as her granddaughter Tara Roberts (2015). Treasured Grandmother of Weston (Ali), Shayla (Ben), Olivia (Alyssa), Austin and Alissa. Beloved great Grandmother of Blaine, Alex, Bella, Aria and Jase as well as her step-grandchildren and special friends. At a young age Barb took interest in 4H with her Father, becoming a 4H leader influencing the lives of many young individuals whom affectionately refer to her as “Gramma”.

Cremation has taken place. We would like to thank the nurses at the Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital for your compassionate care for Barb and our Family. 

Memorial donations to the Springfield Lioness Club, or to Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Thomas-Elgin are appreciated and may be made directly, or by cheque through Wareing Cremation Services, 346 Simcoe Street, Tillsonburg (519-409-5575) entrusted with arrangements. Your messages of remembrance and condolence may be shared at 


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  • Hi every one. She was a wonderful person and will be realy missed by many. Love you all and my condolences.

    Alana Vansevenant
  • My deepest condolences to the family; Barb was a wonderful travelling companion and friend; We shared many adventures and soulful conversations; A better friend could not be had; I miss her deeply. She has left a space in my hear

    Bonnie Abell
  • So sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. She was an amazing lady that I first met through Western Fair and 4-H. I hope you feel blest with many great memories!

    Laurie Farquharson
  • Paul, Tayna, Tricia and family. I amvery sorry to hear of your loss. I know she will be greatly missed,but I also know that she left you all with a lot of wonderful memories. I am very sorry for the late condolence message but I could not believe that she was gone until I the the notice. It is still hard to believe . I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

    Kathy Duffy
  • Paul, Tanya, Trish and Family. Barb was such an important person in our life. She taught us many great things. She made us laugh and enjoy life. Our family as well as yours will miss her very much. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Big Hugs. Ken Sandy Melissa and Beth Ross

    Sandra Ross

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