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Jane Corn

September 22, 1934 — June 23, 2017

Jane Cook CornLaurensJane Cook Corn, 82, wife of the late Jack Percy Corn, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey Hospital in Sumter.Born in Clemmons, NC, she was a daughter of the late John Thomas and Flossie Mae Brewer Cook. She was a graduate of Mars Hill College and Catawba College and earned her Master's Degree in Secondary Education from Clemson University. She was a retired teacher, teaching office occupations, typing and business courses in Clemmons, NC, and then in the Laurens School District, first at Ford High School and then at Laurens District 55 High School. She was the advisor for the Future Business Leaders of America Club. She loved students and teaching. She was married to Leonard S. Crotts for over twenty years and together they raised their family. She later married Jack P. Corn and lived out many of her dreams of travelling camping, attending Clemson games, and spoiling her grandchildren with her love, time and talents. She was a founding board member of the Laurens County Museum and a former board member of the Friends of the Library.Mrs. Corn was a faithful, longtime member of First Baptist Church of Laurens, and was formerly a team-teacher of the Lurleen Steele Sunday School Class with one of her best friends, Mrs. Jerry Griffin. She was a member of the Bobby Smith Sunday School Class and served as treasurer of the Sara Patterson Circle of the WMU. Her hobbies were sewing, quilting, and knitting, and she was gifted at all three. Jane was a tower of strength and a source of comfort for her entire family.She is survived by: her children, Owen Crotts and wife Brenda of Waterloo, Suellen Holmes and husband Joey of Laurens, David Crotts and wife Kathy of Laurens, and Neal Crotts and wife Jeanie of Sumter, and her daughter-in-law, Vickie White of Laurens; her step-children, Judy C. Newman and family of Waterloo, Jan C. Gault and family of Fountain Inn, and John Corn and family of Pawleys Island; a brother, Herman Cook and wife Ruth of Columbus OH; a sister, Nancy Welfare and husband Fred of Staunton, VA; grandchildren, Laura Bishop, Kristi Thomas and husband Jeff, Kelly Todd and fiancé Bryan Crocker, Hunter Holmes and wife Brie, Stephen Crotts and wife Erica, Tyler Crotts and wife Thea, Olivia Crotts and fiancé Robert Levin, Jacob Crotts, and David Crotts; great grandchildren, Blake Meeks, Chandler Todd, Ashlyn Todd, Grayson Todd, Harper Holmes, Charlie Holmes, Carmen Thomas, Matt Thomas, Lena Crotts, and Della Crotts; and a great, great grandchild, Cruz Meeks. She also leaves behind a host of great friends, including Pat Carlay of Clover, Jerry Griffin of Laurens, and Mike Quinn of Athens, GA.In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her adopted son, Eddie Bishop, and her step-son, Jerry Corn.Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 am, Monday, June 26, 2017, at First Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Rickey Letson.The family will be at the home of her daughter, Suellen Holmes, 1101 West Main St., Laurens, SC, and will receive friends at the church immediately following the memorial service.Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 300 West Main St., Laurens, SC.Condolences may be expressed to the family at To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Jane Corn please visit our Sympathy Store.

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JUN 26. 11:00 AM (EDT)

First Baptist Church

300 West Main Street

Laurens, SC

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Sunday, November 22, 2015

3:00 - 5:00pm (Eastern time)

Layton-Anderson Funeral Home

4210 W Palmetto St., Florence, SC 29501

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