Jane was born and raised in Charlotte, NC where she was an active church member at Park Road Baptist Church. Jane attended Meredith College in Raleigh, NC where she received a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education. She earned an M. A. degree in Elementary Education from Marshall University in Huntington, WV. She has two lovely daughters and three beautiful granddaughters. Jane has been working with the children of the church since the 1980s to the present. She retired from 35 years of teaching in June of 2014. Jane has served as choir director, singer, accompanist, handbell director, handbell ringer, and leader of the music program for Vacation Bible School. She is presently the Chancel Choir and Handbell Director.