Betty J. Van Horn

November 22, 1923 ~ September 1, 2023 (age 99) 99 Years Old


Betty J. Van Horn, age 99, of Tipp City, passed away on Friday, September 1, 2023, at Hospice of Miami County Inpatient Unit in Troy. She was born on November 22, 1923 in Dayton, OH to the late John R. and Fern L. (Iams) Gilleland.

Betty is survived by her children: Vickie (Ed) Latta and Steven (Debbie) Van Horn; grandchildren: Jessica (Justin) Lucous and Joshua (Diann) Keyes; four great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; siblings: Joan Sutherland, Ned (Sandra) Gilleland, and Barbara Manfredi; sisters-in-law: Irene Gilleland and Romaine Gilleland; and many extended family. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband: Russell F. Van Horn; 6 brothers; and 1 sister.

Betty was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Tipp City. She was very active in many civic and woman organizations throughout Troy and Tipp City, including Eastern Star. Betty was also a member of the Garden Club in Tipp City. She had a love for cooking, gardening, and shopping.

Private burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery in Tipp City at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County 3230 N. County Road 25A, Troy, OH 45373 or Zion Lutheran Church 14 W. Walnut Street, Tipp City, OH 45371. Condolences may be expressed to the family at


Private Family Graveside Service at a later date.

Maple Hill Cemetery

Tipp City, OH 45371


Ohio's Hospice of Miami County
3230 N. County Road 25A, Troy OH 45373

Zion Lutheran Church
14 West Walnut Street, Tipp City OH 45371


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