Linda P. Roane, age 70, peacefully departed this life December 01, 2018. Beloved fiancée and soulmate of William A. Ward III "Billy"; also survived by two devoted daughters, Sakina Spotswood (Anthony) and Erica Roane; 2 granddaughters, Hakira Casey and Amani Spotswood; her siblings, Marcia L. Wright-Dorsey, Jacqueline E. Thomas, Beverly J. Griffin (Larry Sr.), Ginger Cummings (Frederick), Wayne R. Penn (Joann), and Donna Jeffreys (Bradley); and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Linda was the Sole Proprietor of Little Lambs Childcare and Linda's Home Cooking. She was a proud member of The City of Victory Church under the leadership of her nephew, Pastor Jordan N. Robinson. At the church, Linda served as the President of the Usher's Board as well as the Director of the Culinary Arts Ministry.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Thelma Penn; her husband, Charles Roane; siblings, Edward L. Penn, Barbara Gibbs (John), Thelman Penn, Denzil Penn (Linda), Mary Penn, Janet Wilks, Rhonda and Douglas Penn.
Linda's Celebration of Life will be held 7:00pm Fri., Dec. 7th at Mother UAME Church, 701 E. 5th St., Wilm, DE. There will be a public viewing from 5:00pm until 7:00pm only. Burial 10AM Sat., Dec. 8th in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2200 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE 19720.