Kathy Grayson, 58 of Baltimore, lost her long, courageous battle with illness on Monday, May 21, 2007, at St. Ann's Hospital. She will be deeply missed by her loving family and friends. Kathy is survived by her husband, John Grayson; children, Rodney (Heather) Grayson of Lancaster, Becky (Steve) Reshan of Baltimore, Cheryl (Tina Smith) Grayson of Columbus, John D. (Misty) Grayson of Lancaster and Mike (Erica) Grayson of Baltimore; grandchildren, Shawna Grayson, Marybeth Reshan, Samantha Grayson, Ashley Smith, Cody Grayson, Nicolas Grayson, Dakota Grayson, Rodney Grayson Jr., Time Frank and Chris Smith; father, Donald Budnick; mother, Doris (Harold) Hendrickson; brothers, Mike (Sherry) Budnick, Dan (Diane) Budnick and Steve Budnick; uncle, Johnny (Sarah Lou) Budnick; sister in-law, Mary (Dewey) Blari; many nieces and nephews; and best friend, Karen (Jim) Talbot.
She was preceded in death by her grnadparents, Georgia and Walter Budnick and Wilton and Loma Orahood; aunt, Willa Bucnick- Keller; uncle, Dwight Orahood; and stepfather, Chuck Stanley.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2007, at Johnson-Smith Funeral Home, Baltimore, with Pastor Jane Ellen Hablitzel officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery, Baltimore. Family and friends may visit on Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Friday.