Tabor, Dorothy Goad

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Dorothy Juanita Goad Tabor, 91 of Pearisburg, VA., and also Christiansburg and Dublin, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019 with her “girls” by her side. Dorothy was born on March 9, 1928 in Giles County and was a daughter of the late Jasper Edward Goad and Nellie Jane Neice Goad.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Herman Tabor, one son, Jerry Wayne Tabor, her step-father, James Edward Meadows and two brothers, Vernon Edward Goad, Sr. and William Franklin Goad.

Surviving are her “girls”, Patricia (Sue) Cole and husband Haven of Christiansburg, Linda Nunley and husband Larry of Christiansburg, many nieces, nephews that loved her dearly. One special little niece Molly Lancaster that she loved so much and spent many days with her in the nursing home, climbing up in bed with her, helping her eat, always making her laugh. We cherish the time that we had this beautiful soul and will miss her every day until we see her again.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday June 20, 2019 at 2:00pm at the Givens Funeral Chapel in Pearisburg with Dennis Kidd officiating with burial following in the Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the Givens Funeral Home Wednesday evening from 6 -8 pm. Online condolences can be sent to the family at

A special thank you to everyone at Highland Ridge that always made us feel welcome and always did everything they could to help us. We always knew she was in good hands with you. We love you all.