November 23, 2003

Debbie D. Robertson

Debbie Dawn Robertson, 37, of 16130 Broadfording Road, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at her home, after a long battle with breast cancer.

Born in Hagerstown, Wednesday, May 18, 1966, she was the daughter of Terry Lee Smith of Hagerstown and Gloria K. Line Kline of Boonsboro, Md.

She was the wife of Richard B.C. Robertson. They were married for 11 years.

She was a 1984 graduate of Boonsboro High School and later graduated from Hagerstown Community College and Shepherd College with a degree in early childhood education. She taught fifth and fourth grades at Bester Elementary School for 13 years. She was an active member of Maranatha Brethren Church and the Christian Educators Association.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her parents and son, Richie T. Robertson, at home; son, Ryan C. Robertson, at home; sister, Donna Lee Fath of Boonsboro; grandmother, Rachel Smith of Hagerstown; stepdaughter, Stephanie Ann Robertson of Hagerstown; stepdaughter, Shawna D. Robertson of Falling Waters, W.Va.; stepmother, Victoria L. Smith of Hagerstown; stepfather, Wayne Kline Sr. of Boonsboro; grandfather, Robert H. Garlock of Clear Spring; niece, Jessie M. "DeeDee" Fath of Boonsboro; nephew, Tyler "Bro Bro" Fath of Boonsboro; stepsister, Sherri S. Bailey of Mercersburg, Pa.; stepbrother, Samuel A. Metz Jr. of Falling Waters; stepbrother, Wayne Kline Jr. of Williamsport, Md.; stepbrother, Todd B. Kline of Marlowe, W.Va.; and step-grandmother, Nancy E. Cook of Mercersburg, Pa. She also is survived by brothers- and sisters-in-law; aunts; uncles; and cousins. She was preceded in death by a niece, Kari LeAnn Fath.


Services will be held at Maranatha Brethren Church, 19835 Scott Hill Drive, Hagerstown, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Jay M. Fretz officiating.

The Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown will be open Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and the family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Educational Fund for Richie and Ryan Robertson, c/o Maranatha Brethren Church, 19835 Scott Hill Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

George W. Miller Sr.

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - George William "Bill" Miller Sr., 79, of Berkeley Springs, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at his home.

Born Feb. 4, 1924, in Sir Johns Run, W.Va., he was the son of the late Martin Luther and Emma Pearl Waugh Miller.

He was an Episcopalian.

He attended Berkeley Springs High School.

He was a self-employed timber man.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Wilda Irene Stotler Miller; two daughters, Sherry Farris of Great Cacapon, W.Va. and Barbara J. Miller of Berkeley Springs; two sons, George W. Miller Jr. of Great Cacapon and Thomas Miller of Manteo, N.C.; four sisters, Mary MacCumbee of Berkeley Springs, Betty Cain of Baltimore, Dorothy Boggs and Ellen Jane Mayfield, both of Florida; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by four brothers, Samuel Miller, Frank Miller, Luther Miller, and Ralph Miller.

Services will be Monday at 7 p.m. at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home in Berkeley Springs.

Burial will be private.

Charles R. Myers

INWOOD, W.Va. - Charles Robert Myers, 46, of Inwood, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.

Born Nov. 8, 1957, in Charles Town, W.Va., he was the son of Katherine Jean Braithwaite Staubs of Inwood, W.Va.

He was a heavy equipment operator for Wayne Johnson Construction.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by one son, Charles R. Wolfe of Ranson, W.Va.; one sister, Diana L. Myers of Florida; two uncles; and one grandchild.

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Jefferson Chapel Funeral Home in Ranson. Pastor Bruce Singhas will officiate. Burial will be in Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town.

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Goldie A. Barnhart

HANCOCK - Goldie A. Barnhart, 87, of Slabtown Road, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Sept. 24, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Annie Potts Ray.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Webster Barnhart, in 1988.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Hancock Church of God.

She is survived by two daughters, Freda Kerns of Hancock and Janet Kegarise of Falling Waters, W.Va.; three sons, Glenn Ray, Henry Younker, and Ernest Younker, all of Hancock; one sister, May Hull of Hancock; one brother, Ernest Ray of Warfordsburg, Pa.; 22 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, Elizabeth Deneen, Isabelle Bishop, Nellie Ash, and Orintha Mills; three brothers, Charlie Ray, Theodore Ray, and Chester Ray; and three grandchildren.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Hancock Church of God. Matthew Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Orchard Ridge First Church of God Cemetery.

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