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Friday, June 16, 2017

Amanda Twilley Obituary

Amanda Meredith Twilley, the beloved daughter of Brenda and Russ Twilley, passed away peacefully on her 30th birthday, June 11, 2017. She was surrounded in love by her family and friends following a courageous fight with brain cancer.

Despite her 9 year long fight with cancer, her ambition and love for life never stopped. Amanda was the most determined and courageous person you would ever meet. She continued going to college and earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Salisbury University in 2014. Along with earning her degree she was a valuable employee with Ameriprise Financial. She loved learning about stocks and helping people plan for their future.

Amanda had such a love for life and all it had to offer, including family trips to St. Maarten, her four rescued cats, memorable nights, trips and adventures with her friends, and all of her treasured family. Anyone that knows Amanda will remember her by her positive attitude, courage, compassion, witty humor and sassy personality.

Amanda peacefully joined her brother, Justin; cousin, Ryan Twilley; maternal grandparents, Albert and Ruth Ruark and paternal grandparents, Floyd and Ruth Twilley.

In addition to her loving parents, she is survived by her sister and husband, Mallory & Lance Jones; niece, Hayley; nephew, Cole; Aunt and Uncle, Phyllis & Victor Twilley; cousin, Megan Baker and her husband, Gus and their daughter, Hallie.

A celebration of life for Amanda will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at her family home (31873 York Dr., Salisbury, MD 21804). Her family would like for her loved ones to come and go as they wish on Saturday to remember Amanda in bright casual attire. Amanda would want everyone to remember her by living every day with her mantra “Carpe Diem”.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802 or Town Cats, PO Box 1405, Ocean Pines, MD 21811

Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Rd., Salisbury, MD 21804. Please visit to express condolences to her family.