February 5, 1922 ~ August 9, 2002

Born in: Buncombe County,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Jane Ewers Radford passed away Friday, August 9, 2002, following a long battle with Alzheimers Disease. She was born February 5, 1922, to the late Frank J. and Anna C. Ewers. She was a native of Buncombe County and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. She retired from the Buncombe County Nature Center. Jane was an avid Western square dancer and senior bowler. She is survived by her husband, Charles H. Radford of Asheville; a step-daughter, Sheila Crooke and her husband Bart of Candler; step-grandsons Jason Worley and his wife Sarah, Josh Worley and Seth Crooke, all of Candler; two sisters, Ann Enderle and her husband Joe and Josephine Davis, all of Asheville; and several nieces and nephews. In accord with her request from many years ago her body has been donated to medical science at UNC-Chapel Hill. The family would like to thank Dr. Janet Gafford, Dr. John Scarboro, Barbara St.Hilaire and all the kind staff at the VA Medical Center and the entire staff at Mountain Care for all their kindness and care extended to Jane and family. No services are planned. However, donations to either the Alzheimers Association, 3 Louisiana Avenue, Asheville, NC 28806, or to Mountain Care, 68-A Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803, would be appreciated. Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is in charge of the arrangements.

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  1. Knowing Jane has been one of the greatest blessings I’ve had while working at Mtn.CARE. She was not only fun to be with but she had a special insight into her condition and gave back more kindness and love to us than we ever expected. She is greatly missed. With love and prayers, Linda

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  2. Charlie: Just wanted to let you and your family know we were thinking about you at this time. We also will miss Jane. She was a great friend and a lot of fun. Prayers are with you and all your family at this time.

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  3. Red, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Jane will be missed by all of us here in the park.

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  4. Fond memories of Haywood Road and Enka. Our thoughts are with you in your time of sorrow.
    Katy Lou and Melba

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  5. Hi Red, our thoughts and prayers are with you. we will always remember the good times square dancing. you and JANE were wonderful

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  6. Our deepest sympathy, Red. We will always remember dancing with you and Jane. We will keep you in our prayers. Kindest regards.

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