Valerie Gramkow Tillery, 60, of New Smyrna Beach, FL died Saturday May 21, 2016 at Halifax Health Hospice in Edgewater, FL. She was born March 16, 1956 in Miami, FL the daughter of Bill and Bette (nee Gingrich) Gramkow. She attended the Ringling School of Art and worked as an artist and illustrator. She came to central Florida from Nashville, TN in 2010. She is survived by her husband, Robert C. Tillery of the home in New Smyrna Beach, FL; by her mother, Bette Gramkow of Port Orange, FL; two sisters, Kathy Swain of Daytona Beach, FL and Gay Gramkow of Akin, SC; also by one brother, Doug Gramkow of Florida. Services are private.