The Times West Virginian

August 27, 2013

Betty Liller


Times West Virginian

— Betty Jane Knisely Liller, 81, widow of David F. Liller, of Mannington, went to be with the Lord on Sunday (Aug. 25, 2013) at the Mapleshire Nursing Home in Morgantown.

She was born Jan. 4, 1932, a daughter of the late Haram Linzie Knisely and Minnie V. Myers Knisely.

She is survived by sons, John (Cheryl) Liller of Huntington and David (Carol) Liller Jr. of Mannington; daughters, Lesa (Bruce) Lukowski of South Park, Pa., and Pamela Buzzo of Mannington; five grandsons, Shaun (Julie) Saurborn of Swansboro, N.C., Dustin Saurborn of Morgantown, Garrett Saurborn of Mannington, Tavis (Nikki) Liller of Shinnston and Aaron (Jessica) Liller of St. Albans; and three great-grandsons, Kyson and Jaxon Saurborn and Gavin Liller.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, David F. Liller, and a daughter, Debra Jane Liller. Also preceding Betty in death were brothers, Wilbert Wayne Knisely and Thomas Ira Knisely, and sisters, Aldine Hensley and Geraldine Parker.

Betty was a member of East High Street United Methodist Church in Mannington where she was involved in numerous committees and activities. She served her community well by being a member of the Mannington Park Board and city council in Mannington, as well as being a volunteer in various capacities with the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts of Troop No. 9. Betty was also instrumental in the formation of the Mannington Community Building Foundation.

Betty will be remembered by many as one of the best cooks in Mannington in addition to being “MomMom” to numerous Mannington children along with her grandsons and great-grandsons.

Friends and family may call at Masters Funeral Home, 209 Main St., Mannington, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday as well as from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, with funeral services beginning at 1 p.m. with Reverend Aulbert Roberts officiating. Burial will follow at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Enterprise.

Online condolences may be left at www.mastersfuneralhomewv.com.