Linda S. Vance, 59

August 03, 2007

NOV. 18, 1947-JULY 31, 2007

Linda Sue "Lyn" Vance, 59, of 202 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown, died Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at her home.

Born Nov. 18, 1947 in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Arthur Delmore Raines Sr. and Calledith Mae Reeder Raines.

She was a 1965 graduate of South Hagerstown High School.

She was formerly employed by Lauren's Tavern.

She is survived by her former husband, Eldridge B. Vance; three sons, Michael E. Clever and Eddie L. Raines, both of Fairfield, Iowa, and Tony A. Wolfe of Tennessee; six sisters, Josephine M. Socks of Clear Spring, Kaye R. Clever and June S. Raines, both of Sharpsburg, Cynthia M. A. Raines of Williamsport, and Joy L. Guessford and Judy E. Raines, both of Hagerstown; four brothers, the Rev. William E. Raines of Fort Wayne, Ind., Robert E. Raines of The Villages, Fla., and Arthur D. Raines Jr. and Larry G. Raines, both of Hagerstown; two grandchildren; nieces; nephews; grandnieces; grandnephews; one aunt; two uncles; and cousins.


She was preceded in death by one sister, Laura J. Raines; one brother, Charles H. Raines; and one half sister, Ellen E. Raines.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to help defray funeral expenses to Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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