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Betty Ruth James

Betty Ruth James, 90 of Minford passed away Thursday, February 23, 2023 at SOMC Hospice. She was born April 9, 1932 in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Thomas and Bessie Jane Eggers James, she was a homemaker, and attended Berean Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Sandra (Kevin) Bourne, Lawana (Paul) Whitt; eight grandchildren, Angela (Dennis) Wilson, Kristen Lewis, Darrell Dixon, II, Tommy James, Mashell James, Jennifer James, David (Leslie) James, Brandi Steible; numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, and two brothers, John (Mary Ann) James, William (Carol Ann) James, and many nieces & nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry C. James on January 12, 2015; two sons, Harold Thomas James, Orville David James, and one sister, Gladys Irene Fisher.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home in Minford with Pastor Phillip Minich officiating. Burial will be at Scioto Burial Park in McDermott. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to SOMC Hospice, 2201 25th Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662. Online condolences may be sent to


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