SHELBY - Mrs. Reba Tarbush, 76, 3028 Hazel Drive of Shelby, passed away, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Carolinas Medical Center.
A native of Rutherford County, she was born on Jan. 24, 1936, daughter of the late James and Ellie Pintuff Estep.
She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, aunt and friend to all who knew her.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by first husband, Henry Holtzclaw; second husband, William Waldrop, sisters; Virginia Shull and Rena Bell.
She is survived by two sons, Eddie Waldrop, and Billy Estep and wife Julie both of Shelby, two daughters; Teresa Fraser and husband Bob of Mooresboro and Donna Stallings and husband Beau of Shelby; seven grandchildren, Crystal, Jimmy, Tashia, Allyson, Alisha, Justin and Hunter; ten great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and nieces, Natalie Shull and Alice Malary.
Visitation: The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home
Funeral Service: Noon Thursday at Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby
Officiated By: The Revs. Keith Webb, Allen Sailors and Andy Oliver
Burial: Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia
Funeral Home: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby is serving the family
Online Condolences: www.claybarnette.com