Elma Roane passes away after long illness - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Elma Roane passes away after long illness

(WMC-TV) - Elma Roane, the former women's athletic director at the University of Memphis - and a long time supporter of the school - died Monday, university officials said.

Roane, 93, passed away after a long illness.

Visitation will be held in the main gymnasium of the Elma Roane Fieldhouse at the University of Memphis on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  

Roane's funeral will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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