Jane Anne Luther
February 6, 1932 ~ October 14, 2017
Resided in: Swannanoa, North Carolina
Jane Anne Luther, 85, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017, at the Laurels of Greentree Ridge. Born in Asheville, Miss Luther was a daughter of the late Christian Philetus and Jane Gerstell Mitchell Luther. She received her B.A. in Education from UNC-A and her Master’s degree from Western Carolina University. She served 30 years as an educator in the Buncombe County School System as teacher, counselor and Assistant Principal. She was a former member of the American Legion, the Rhododendron Club, and the UDC, and served on Lee Edwards Class reunion committees. She volunteered at Mission Hospital and the Buncombe County Literacy Council. She was a long-time member of Abernethy United Methodist Church. Surviving are her God-daughter, Jane Leigh Kaiser, as well as “thousands of students who have touched my life.” Memorial donations may be made to Abernethy United Methodist Church, 1418 Patton Ave., Asheville, NC 28806, or to MANNA FoodBank, 627 Swannanoa River Rd., Asheville, NC 28805. Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is assisting with the arrangements.