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Roberta L. Tabor


April 21, 1936 — August 17, 2022

Roberta L. Tabor, 86 of Taylorville, formerly of Effingham, passed away at 9:33p.m. on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 in
her daughter’s home.

She was born on April 21, 1936 in Effingham, the daughter of Robert and Evaline Brockett. She retired from St. Anthony Hospital in Effingham after many years of service as a housekeeper. She enjoyed reading, watching movies, and supporting various fundraisers by creating baskets for auctions. She dearly loved animals, especially her dog and cat, Shasi and Indy.

She is survived by children:
Mary Bauer (Claude Bottrell) of Taylorville; Robert Yoder of
Taylorville; Nila Murry (Rusty) of Blue Mound, Doug Yoder, and Johnny Tabor of Peoria; grandchildren: Tom Mason (Julie), Sammie Smith (Mike), Sherry Gandy, Travis Loy, Tonya Cook (Greg), Roberta Yoder (Wade Taylor), Robbie Yoder, Jay Tabor, Alicia Tabor (Seth), and Josh Pagel (Samara); 14 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter: Elizabeth Tabor; and brothers: Sam Brockett and Barney Brockett.

Mrs. Tabor will be cremated, and no services are planned at this time. McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories of Roberta, or condolences to family, may be shared online at

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