April 18, 1935 ~ August 2, 2019

Born in: Morganton, NC
Resided in: Candler, NC

Florence Jean Lane, 84, passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2019.

A native of Morganton, NC, Florence was a daughter of the late Edward and Flosta Crisp Lane. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Olivia Blair, and Don and Edward Lane.

Florence always reflected fondly upon her time as a member of the Jaycees while she lived in Tennessee. She loved spending her spare time reading her Bible.

She is survived by her son, Mark Cain; daughter, Linda Raper (Ricky); sister, Naomi Ross (Vincent); granddaughters, Amber Garland and Ericca Garland; and great-grandchildren, Jackson, Reagan, Braxton, Maddyx, Jaxxsyn, Alijah, and Adriana.

The graveside service for Ms. Lane will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Pisgah View Memorial Park. Pastor Sonia Huntley Burleson, Victory Fellowship Worship Center, will officiate.

Florence will lie in state at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. until noon on Tuesday for those who wish to view and pay their respects.


Graveside Service: August 6, 2019 3:00 pm

Pisgah View Memorial Park
1529 Smoky Park Highway
Candler, NC 28715


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. My thoughts and prayers are with Jean’s family. Thankful she is now at peace, but we will all miss her wry sense of humor and concern for others. With love, Kate

  2. Much love to you all. Jean was a kind and beautiful spirit. With much love from Jane, Alexandra, Ariana and Victoria

  3. Linda and Rick, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother
    I love you both bunches
    Donald and Cheryl Rathburn

  4. With life we are given death, with death we are given the greatest of all adventures, the path home to our loved ones waiting and our ultimate fathers embrace. I hope those most affected by the passing can find strength in knowing she will be missed but is at home now content and happy in the the ultimate embrace of god.

  5. Dear Jean was a most kind and loving sister. Her light did shine bright . Her beauty was inside as well as outside.
    I will miss my sweet Jean yet I find comfort knowing she is with Mom, Dad, Olivia,Ed and Don and in the caring
    of Jesus, whom she loves.

  6. A lovely lady has moved to her heavenly home to be with her loved ones and most of all Jesus. The family will miss her much but will always remember her smile, caring for others, and the love for her family. God be with all.

  7. To the greatest mom, who ever walked and graced this earth!! Thank you for everything! I miss you so so so much! Can’t wait to have your loving arms around me again and to hear your ever so gentle sweet voice say “” I love you baby girl! “ at Heavens gates! You taught me so much about our HEAVENLY FATHER AND THE BIBLE! I cherish all of our bible studies and fellowship in the morning over coffee and the Bible! They will Always be remembered! I know God because of you! And hope to one day make you proud of me by knowing the Bible as well as you! Sing those Heavenly hymns to our Father and dance like you’ve never danced before , in your renewed body! Awww how I long to see you again!!!


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