December 1, 1983
Mrs. Ruth Tillery
Newport News – Mrs. Ruth Tillery of 92 Church Road died Saturday in Riverside Hospital.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, Denbigh.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Anne Fauntleroy of Newport News; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Bell Wallace of Newport News and Gladys Henry of Philadelphia; four brothers, James Diggs, Robert Diggs, and Percell Diggs, all of Newport News and Morris Diggs of Philadelphia; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 pm Friday in First Baptist Church, Denbigh, by the Rev. Herbert Hill.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight in the Franklin Funeral Home. At other times the family will be at the home of the daughter, Mrs. Fauntleroy, 911 14th St., Newport News. The body will be placed in the church by noon Friday.