M. Jayne Orr

Hendersonville, Tennessee

Age 94


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M. Jayne OrrHendersonville - M. Jayne Orr passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018, at the age of 94. She was preceded in death by her husband Carrol A. Orr and a son, Jack D. Orr. Mrs. Orr is survived by daughter Kathleen Orr and son Mark (Julee) Orr. She was a Grandmother of 3 and a...

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I knew her as Grandma. Like my uncle Mark, I remember her music the most. She would play for me and sing to me, or whistle a tune. She used to tell me I could sing too, I just didn't know it. I told her it may have skipped me, but my daughter can sing beautifully. My little girl can pickup most any instrument and play and she signs amazingly, I know she got it from her great grandma. I am so happy she did. Grandma always seemed happiest when she was signing and so does Cori.

I happened to buy a newspaper yesterday and saw J
Jayne's obituary. She and I had totally lost touch. I worked as a volunteer under her at W C H. She was a great lady and "boss". She was very sensitive to all of us and to me as I went through some hard times in my thirties. She truly cared about us and we all loved her. Lots of the Pink Ladies from that era have died but her love lives on.

I am so glad to know she had grandchildren and grt grandchildren.

I met Jayne Orr in 1951 in Manhattan Kansas where my father was attending KSC and she,
apparently, was my mother. Though very young I was especially curious about all things a three year old could possibly comprehend. So one fine morning at breakfast I remember asking my father how he had come to selecting the lady across the table as his wife. Well he looked at her while answering me and said "Well son, there was this long, long line..." My mother's quick response was a...