PORTSMOUTH-Betty Ruth Diller, 80 of Portsmouth , died, Monday, May 5, 2014 at SOMC Hospice. She was born on May 30, 1933 in Portsmouth , a daughter of the late Joshua William and Marie Moore Ackerman. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Lee Diller and one son, Mark Steven Diller. Betty was a retired cook from the Portsmouth City Schools and a member of the Pentecostal Church of Christ in Portsmouth .
Betty is survived by 2 sons, Randall Lee (Teresa) Diller, Sr., of Bucyrus , OH and Virgil Lee (Wendy) Diller of Portsmouth; one daughter, Venieca James of Portsmouth ; 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
A Celebration of life will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, May 8, 2014 at ADKINS-BRANT FUNERAL HOME in Portsmouth with Pastor Randy Diller, Jr. officiating. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace. Friends may call at Adkins-Brant from 11 until the funeral hour. In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to SOMC Hospice for their great care. Condolences may be sent to www.adkinsbrantfuneralhome.com