Patricia Dianne Ross Darby, 72, of New Boston, went to be with her Lord on Friday, November, 24, 2017, at the SOMC Hospice Center with her family by her bedside. Born on October 20, 1945 in Portsmouth, she was a daughter of the late James Ross, Sr. and Freda Royal Ross, was a nursing assistant in home health care and attended First Christian Holiness Church in New Boston.
Patty was a 1965 graduate of Minford High School and a member of their Glee Club, loved to sing, had a beautiful voice and enjoyed working puzzles. She most enjoyed being with family and friends.
Also preceding her in death were a grandson, Dustin Treadway, a brother, Terry Ross and a sister, Judy Rhoden.
Surviving are two sons, Christopher (Marsha) Hart of West Portsmouth and Matthew Hart of Sciotoville; four daughters, Arjayra (Travis) Treadway of Wheelersburg, Tina (William) Dillon of Portsmouth, Thea Floyd of Wheelersburg and Amanda (Robert) Greb of New Port Richey, Fla; her former husband, Douglas Hart; a sister, Angela (Ronald) Mercer; ten grandchildren, Britany Hart, Courtney Hart, Daniel Treadway, Alexander Treadway, Jacob Floyd, Samantha Musser, Ashley Floyd, Jakob Grebb, Kaitlyn Harris and Emily Swann; thirteen great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 28th, at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Pastor Lorenzo Bentley officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Burial Park.
The family will receive guests at Brant’s from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday.
Patty’s family extends a special thanks to Community Choice Home Care, SOMC Hospice and to Brant’s for continually serving the family.