Jane Reeves Gragg
1927 - 2020
Jane Reeves Gragg

October 6, 1927 - November 9, 2020

Jane Reeves Gragg, 93, of Morganton, passed away Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at Grace Heights.

She was born in Nash County, to the late Dr. George F. Reeves and Mamie Sprinkle Reeves of Morganton. She was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church where she was former pianist and assistant Sunday school teacher. She was a substitute teacher from 1968 to 2010. Jane was also a former employee of the Burke County Board of Elections. She was a charter member of the Morganton Jr. Women's Club, former Secretary of the local AARP Chapter and former secretary and district secretary for Oak Hill Ruritan Club where she was a 13 year member. Jane was also an usher at COMMA.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice W. Gragg; daughters, Teresa Gragg Church; and granddaughter, Kendra Church.

Jane is survived by her daughter, Mary M. Miller; son, Joe Gragg (Ali); brother and sister-in-law, George F. Reeves (Ruth); grandchildren, who were her pride and joy, Clinton Miller, Ben Miller, Jennifer Nicholson and (Kaleb), Meredith Gragg, Paul Gragg, Luke Gragg, Ashley Church, Jackson Kyle, Tyler Kyle; great-grandchildren, Neecey and Elden Nicholson; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, at Zion Baptist Church with the Revs. Keith Rose and Stephen Collins officiating. The family will have a private burial at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Baptist Church, 3394 Pea Ridge Rd., Morganton, NC 28655.

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Published by The News Herald on Nov. 12, 2020.
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Loved her smile and loving nature. Heavens gain for sure. Love and prayers for all.
Patsy bumgarner
November 13, 2020
I am so sorry. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I´m sure Jane and Mom have already found each other in heaven!
Rhonda F Metcalf
November 12, 2020
Hey so sorry to hear . I will miss her . Sorry i can't be there . Hope you are all well. You were family to me . Joe call me (828)475-9990 . Love and Prayers
Trip Undeewood
November 12, 2020
We were both very sorry to hear of the passing of your dear sweet mother, Jane. I have sweet memories of her being the best substitute teacher ever! Our condolences to you and yours. Danny and Laura Gwyn.
Danny & Laura Gwyn
November 12, 2020