Barbara Jean Sigmon Taylor

Barbara Jean Sigmon Taylor, 71, of Mt. Jackson, VA passed away Monday, November 19, 2012 at
Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, VA.  The funeral will be held Saturday, November 24 at 1:00 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 321 Headquarters Road, Edinburg, VA.  Reverends Katie Gosswein and James Baseler will officiate.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Taylor was born July 26, 1941 in Baltimore, MD, daughter of the late Loy Eugene Sigmon Sr. and Grace Warren Sigmon.  She graduated from Cleveland High School and Statesville Business College in NC.  She formerly worked as secretary for St. Paul Lutheran Church and Catawba County Social services in NC.  She was a past director for Moss-Bowe Dog Shows.  She later became a legal secretary in Martinsburg, WV and then Deputy Clerk of Shenandoah County Juvenile Court.  She retired as Clerk of Shenandoah County Juvenile Court.  She worked for the County Little Leagues, member of the Woodstock Women’s Aux. for 12 years, member of the Edinburg Lutheran Parish for 32 years and St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church Women’s Group for many years.  She was preceded in death by brother, Wayne Bernard Sigmon and sister, Sandra Myszak.

Barbara is survived by her husband, Rev. John F. Taylor Jr.; three sons, J. Mark Taylor and his wife, Patty of Stephens City, Phil Wayne Taylor of Edinburg and Paul Taylor and his wife, Nikki of Strasburg; two brothers, Loy Sigmon Jr. and Brian Sigmon both of Statesville, NC; six grandchildren, Jennifer Allen, Alison Denbigh, Andrea Varner, Roger Varner, Riley McDonald, Reese Taylor; four great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Dexter Mumaw, Alan Dodson, Wade Zirkle, Jim Allamong, Roger Varner, David George, Ron Woolum and Paul Ryman.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 321, Woodstock, VA 22664

The family will receive friends Friday from 6-8 p.m. at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.

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11 Condolences to Barbara Jean Sigmon Taylor

  1. Gelia Kenney says:

    Reverend Taylor,
    I am so sorry to hear of your wife, Barbara’s, passing. I know you were dedicated in coming in to Consulate to see her, and cared very much for her. Please know that you are in my thoughts and may God bless you as you move forward through this difficult time. You know that God is good and all good things are of Him. Your wife is now resting in His arms and my hope is that you’ll find comfort in the peace that only He can offer.

    With Deepest Sympathy,

    Gelia Kenney

  2. John Derrick says:

    John and Family: I’m thinking of you and want to convey my sympathy upon learning of Barbara’s death. My prayer is that of asking our heavenly Father to grant you comfort, peace. assurance of the resurrection to eternal life and strength for the days ahead. Sincerely, John

  3. Beverly McDonald says:

    Pastor Taylor, Mark, Phillip, and Paul: I am so sorry to hear that Barbara has left us all. She loved you all so much; and was so proud of each of you. May God give that “peace that passeth all understanding” during this time of loss. I will really miss her also. She was such a fine lady and a warm friend. I am so pleased that she had a place in my life.
    With love, thoughts, and prayers.

  4. Virginia & Warren Brubaker says:

    John and family
    We’re sorry to learn of Barbara’s passing. We appreciate having known her and cherish memories
    of her. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. We were blessed to share good times and together
    witness for our Lord. Warren & Ginny Brubaker

  5. Belinda Moore Stewart says:

    John, Boys and Families,

    Bobbie always called me Chief because that is what her Dad called me. I will never forget her. I loved her too and will miss her. I will be praying for all of you.

    Cousin Belinda

  6. The Reverend George R. Feldman says:

    I just read of Barbara’s passing. You have Catherine’s and my prayers and deepest sympathy.
    George Feldman

  7. Bob and Pamela Hottinger says:

    John and Family: We are terribly sorry to hear of Barbara’s passing. We have long considered you and Barbara “dear friends”. I regret that we have been unable to have met with you and Barbara over the last couple of years in Martinsburg . Barbara was a kind and gracious person. She will be missed by all who came to know her.
    May God Bless you and your family at this time of loss.
    Grace and Peace
    Bob and Pamela Hottinger

  8. Belle And Roger Polk says:

    Pator Taylor and family,
    We just heard of your loss, Out thought and prayers are with you and your family. Roger and I will be comming over to see you in the next week or so and plan on bringing you a coverd dish . You have always been there for the Polk family and we want to be there for you. Love you Belle and Roger POLK

  9. Don and Linda Sawyer says:

    John and family-We were sorry to hear of your loss. We got to know Barbara thru her duties as Clerk of Court. She always treated us with kindness and respect. We know that she will be missed but take comfort to know that she has been healed and is in a better place.

  10. mike,Lisa,mikie and ryan Murphy says:

    Paul and Family, We are so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  11. Jay Hepner says:

    Pastor John and family,
    So very sorry for your loss and know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.