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KEYSER, W.Va. Dorothy Mae Billmyre, 95, of Linden Drive, Keyser, died Monday, May 8, 2017, at her residence.
Born on May 21, 1921, at Keyser, she was a daughter of the late Adam Salford and Elizabeth Becky (Rumer) Lewis. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Walter R. Billmyre on March 12, 1991; a daughter, Sally E. Rotruck; a granddaughter, Stephanie Rotruck; eight brothers and four sisters.
Mrs. Billmyre was formerly employed with the Keyser Garment Factory. She was a member of the Sunnyside Church of the Brethren, New Creek, and was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary to Queen's Point Memorial Post 6775, VFW, McCoole.
Surviving are her children, Byron E. "Barney" Billmyre and special friend, Penny; and her granddaughter, Emma of Winchester, Va., Brian E. Billmyre of Keyser and Margie E. Roy and husband, Fred, of Keyser; six grandchildren, Talitha Evans, Angela Washington, Brian Billmyre, Jr., Michelle "Micki" Laffey, Michael Roy and Gregory Rotruck, II; 10 great-grandchildren and a large number of nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Friday, May 12, 2017, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 10 a.m. until noon.
A funeral service will be conducted immediately following the visitation on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at noon with Fred Roy officiating.
Interment will be in the Potomac Memorial Gardens, Keyser.
Condolences and personal reflections to the family may be left after Mrs. Billmyre's obituary at smithfuneralhomes.net.
Published on May 11, 2017
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