Jane Truax

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Jane Lyon Truax

1931 ~ 2014

Ocean Springs

Mrs. Jane Lyon Truax, age 83, of Ocean Springs, MS passed away on June 14, 2014.

Jane was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of K.U. in Lawrence, KS. "Miss Jane" taught high school in both Vancleave and Biloxi, MS as well as Omocaklee, FL. She was very proud of being the first female boat captain on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Jane was much loved and will be missed by all.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman "Captain Red" Truax.

Survivors include her son, Sherman and numerous nieces and nephews.

She loved the Mississippi Gulf Coast and her ashes will be placed in the Gulf joining her much beloved husband.

The Ocean Springs Chapel of Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in The Sun Herald on June 18, 2014
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