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Joanne Woodward-Foote

August 25, 1960 - January 26, 2019


Joanne Woodward-Foote, age 58, of New Castle, DE, passed away suddenly at her residence on Saturday, January 26, 2019.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on August 25, 1960, Joanne was a daughter of Paul C. Woodward and the late Florence S. (Lewis) Hannum. She worked as a rental agent for several car rental agencies, most recently for Avis. Family was everything to Joanne. She loved being a mom and enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren every chance she got.

In addition to her mother, Joanne was preceded in death by her siblings, John Woodward and Terry Duman. She is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Otis R. Foote, Jr.; children, Otis R. Foote III (Stephanie), Shawn Foote (Carly Stranahan), and Jennifer Foote; brothers, Paul and Bruce Woodward; sister, Patty Forster; stepfather, Harold Hannum; stepsister, Crystal Goldthwaite; and 4 grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be from 1 pm until 2 pm on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, followed by a funeral service at 2 pm. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to assist the family with funeral expenses may be made to Otis R. Foote, Jr., c/o Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720.

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9 Guestbook messages for Joanne Woodward-Foote

  • Mrs . Joanne , I am truly going to miss you. This still does not feel real. You have always been an awesome woman in all these years I have known you. Your family and my family became family and we will continue to look after Mr. Otis, the kids and your grands. Love u .. REST IN PEACE

  • Joanne your gona missed it seem like a dream…May you forever Sleep in Peace (s.i.p) ..Family we are here for you….prayers sent..

  • Please accept our sincere and heartfelt condolences at this most challenging times. May God hold and comfort you.

  • You will be missed Mother Dear….. Love You & Rest Easy.

  • Condolences to Otis and your Family for the loss of Joanne. Prayer goes up asking God to strengthen you all through your loss and your grief. Love to you all. Rest In Peace Joanne.

  • So sorry for the loss of Joanne. She was just the sweetest and will be greatly missed. Rest In Peace Sweetie. You were loved by many.

  • God Bless you Joanne you will be missed.I have known you most of your life and you turned out to be a wonderful woman. I hope you meet up with all your Park friends especially Richie n Johnny Rentoul. God speed.

  • My deepest condolences to the family.
    Rest In Peace Jo
    Your sweet spirit will be missed

  • Otis, My condolences to you and your family!! I wish I could of been there today for the services but with my health I just could drive up there and back in a 24 hour period!! I’m glad I was able to to introduce you and Joanne and I know you two loved each other very much! I am always here my friend!!

    Charlie