Linda H. Proffitt
1944 - 2021
Linda H. Proffitt

February 24, 1944 - April 30, 2021

Linda H. Proffitt, 77, of Roanoke, Virginia, passed peacefully at her home on Friday, April 30, 2021.

She was a native of Elkhorn City, Kentucky and has lived in Roanoke for the past 46 years. Linda enjoyed spending time with her family, playing golf, walking on the beach, and attending St. John's Lutheran Church in Roanoke, Virginia. She was a remarkable mother, grandmother, and wife who provided the family with continued love and support.

Survivors include her husband, William L. Proffitt Jr.; daughters, Heather Tortola and her husband, Carl, and Nicole Hiegl and her husband, Eric; grandchildren, Henry and Guilia Tortola, and Hazel Hiegl; brothers, Harold Hawkins, Bill Hawkins, Jimmy Hawkins, and Kenneth Hawkins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henderson and Margie Hawkins, and her sister, Lois Hawkins.

The Funeral Service will be conducted at 12 noon on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at Oakey's South Chapel with Pastor Mark Graham officiating. A private burial will follow the service. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at Oakey's South Chapel.

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Published by Roanoke Times on May 2, 2021.
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