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April 24, 2005

Mary K. Busby

Due to a source's error, the obituary in Friday's Morning Herald and Daily Mail for Mary Kathleen "Kay" Busby, omitted survivors.

She also is survived by two nephews, Jeffrey Wilson of Hagerstown, and Scott Wilson of Boyds, Md.; two nieces, Kristi Walters of Hagerstown, and Vicki Cassidy of Bradford, Mass.; three great-nephews; three great-nieces; and one great-great-nephew.

Garrett S. McIlwee, infant

APRIL 22, 2005
BOONSBORO - Garrett Scott McIlwee, infant son of Scott Bee and Theresa Marie McCarthy McIlwee of 210 Weldon Drive, died Friday, April 22, 2005, at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by maternal grandparents, John and Marlene McCarthy of Parkersburg, W.Va.; paternal grandparents, Carolyn and Eddie Johnson of Ijamsville, Md., and Cappy and Jeanette McIlwee of Sharpsburg; maternal great-grandparents, Harvey and Margie Hite of Florida; and paternal great-grandmother, Gloria Johnson of Florida.


Services will be Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Bast Funeral Home, Boonsboro. The Rev. R. Thomas Fralin Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Boonsboro Cemetery.

Carrie L. Billmyer, 70

NOV. 6, 1934-APRIL 22, 2005
KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. - Carrie Lee Billmyer, 70, of Kearneysville, died Friday, April 22, 2005, at City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Born Nov. 6, 1934, in Berkeley County, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Francis Marion and Garnetta Virginia Miller Welsh.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Ranson, W.Va., where she was a member of Sisters of Knights of Pythias.

She is survived by her husband, Robert L. Billmyer Jr.; one daughter, Virginia M. Hoffman of Kearneysville; four sons, Stewart L. Billmyer of Danbury, Conn., William S. Billmyer of Martinsburg, Kent L. Billmyer of the U.S. Navy, and Jason L. Billmyer of Kearneysville; one sister, Marie B. Snyder of Martinsburg; and one brother, William G. Welsh of Martinsburg.

Services will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg. The Rev. Michael Withem will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens, Martinsburg.

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

Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 336, Ranson, WV 25438.

John T. Linton Jr., 63

SEPT. 8, 1941-APRIL 21, 2005
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - John Thomas "Tommy" "John Boy" Linton Jr., 63, of Myrtle Beach, and formerly of Arden, W.Va., died Thursday, April 21, 2005, at Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach.

Born Sept. 8, 1941, in Martinsburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late John Thomas Linton Sr. and Ruby Lupton Linton.

He was a real estate broker in South Carolina.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He supported TBN, CBN, Feed the Children and Benny Hinn Ministries.

He was a member of the National Board of Realtors.

He is survived by his wife, E. Christy Lee Linton; two daughters, April J. Wells of Mountain Top, Pa., and Robyn A.L. Nichols of Albuquerque, N.M.; one son, Tony M. Linton of Inwood, W.Va.; one sister, Susan Lewis of Arden; four brothers, L. Frederick Linton of Winchester, Va., Harry Linton and T. Daniel Linton, both of Inwood, and Jerry Linton of Bunker Hill, W.Va.; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Eric J. Linton, and one brother, Richard Linton.

Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at South Berkeley Funeral Chapel, Inwood. The Rev. James L. Schuelke will officiate. Military graveside services will be in Arden United Methodist Church Cemetery.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Feed the Children, P.O. Box 36, Oklahoma City, OK 73101.

Sarunya A. Kemthong, 35

DEC. 26, 1969-APRIL 22, 2005
HYNDMAN, Pa. - Sarunya Audra Kemthong, formerly Sarunya A. Coy, 35, of Cooks Mill Road in Hyndman, and formerly of Hagerstown, Md., died Friday, April 22, 2005, at her residence.

Born Dec. 26, 1969, in Bangkok, Thailand, she was the adopted daughter of Joseph C. and Audrey Green Coy of Hollidaysburg, Pa.

She also is survived by her best friend and former significant other, T.K. Kennell of Hyndman, with whom she resided; her adoptive family, Ari and Laurel Coy and their three daughters, and Jeffrey Coy, all of Altoona, Pa.; and the family she created for herself, comprised of M. Jane Lichty, Mr. and Mrs. Leroy E. Kennell, Missy McCray, Theresa Locke, Mandy and Jim Currie, Sherry and Billy Ritchey, Danny and Carrol Kennell, Kim and Chris Buchanan, Patrick Raihl, P. Scott Raihl, Janine Schirf, Nancy Porter and Dave Kinsey; 12 nieces and nephews; and eight great-nieces and great-nephews.

Sarunya worked as an L.C.L.A. (living assistant) for ARC of Washington County in Hagerstown.

She loved working with computers, and had been granted an A.S. in computer networking from Allegany College of Maryland. She was currently enrolled in Hagerstown Business College's computer forensics program.

She was an avid runner and kick boxer, and an active member of the Hagerstown YMCA.

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