May 13, 1928 - May 10, 2021
Jane S. Clause, 92, Tavares, FL died at home on May 10, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. A native of Ruffin, NC, Jane has resided in Tavares since 2002. She was born in Martinsville, VA to Charles Irving and Winifred Atkinson Smith. After graduating from Women’s College of the University of North Carolina, Jane moved to Wildwood, FL where she taught home economics and was guidance counselor at Wildwood High School until her retirement in 1984. During her tenure with the Sumter County School District, Mrs. Clause was also cheerleader sponsor and senior class sponsor for many years. One of her greatest joys was teaching and helping to shape the lives of young people. Mrs. Clause was an active member of the Wildwood Women’s Club, the Order of Eastern Star, and the Daughters of the Nile, holding both local and state positions. She was also a member of Community Chapel First Church in Mt. Dora, FL. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Clyde L. Clause, Sr. and three children, Cheryl A. Barnes (Tim) of Bushnell, FL, Zana M. Raybon (Nolan) of Tallahassee, FL and Clyde L. Clause, Jr. (Lynn) of Pinellas Park, FL. She was proud to be a grandmother to nine grandchildren, Christa Hedberg, Connie Hoover, Ryan Barnes, Matt Barnes, Jordan Mitchell, Rachel Conliffe, Stephen Conliffe, Jesse Conliffe, and Austin Kennedy, as well as to 12 great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be held 2:00 - 3:00 PM with the funeral service beginning at 3:00 PM, Friday, May 14, 2021 in the Banks/Page-Theus Chapel. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Wildwood. On-line condolences may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com.
Jane S. Clause, 92, Tavares, FL died at home on May 10, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. A native of Ruffin, NC, Jane has resided in Tavares since 2002. She was born in Martinsville, VA to Charles Irving and Winifred Atkinson Smith. After... View Obituary & Service Information
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