Taber, Mrs. Mary Isabelle (Parker), who lived practically all of her life in Norwalk, Ohio, died August 7, 1928, at her home on West Main street. She was born in Vermilion, Ohio Jan. 6, 1844, the daughter of Constantine S. and Tryphenia Burch Parker. On May 8, 1866 she was married to Benjamin C. Taber who, like her father, was one of Huron county's prominent merchants. Her father was the head of the dry goods firm, known in early days as Parker Bros., later as parker, Manahan & Taber, and still later becoming the B. C. Taber Co., which it remained for half a century. While her long and useful life was devoted to her home and family, the community has been greatly enriched by her many kind deeds and charitable benefactions. She was survived by two sons, Thomas C. and William P. of Norwalk. Her only daughter Mrs. Cora Taber Stewart, died in 1893. She was a faithful member of St. Paul's Episcopal church and funeral services were conducted by the Rev. C. H. Gross and interment made in Woodlawn.