Jane Allen Sammons

Published 3:44 pm Monday, May 16, 2022

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Jane Allen Sammons, 82, of Mocksville, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022 at her home in Mocksville.

She was born on Aug. 27, 1939 in Elkin, NC to the late Clyde Allen and Pauline Sofley Allen.

Jane worked as a hairdresser for 50 years and enjoyed bowling, singing, camping, gardening, decorating and being with family. She bowled for many years in leagues and attained many trophies. She was a member of Turrentine Baptist Church of Mocksville where she served as choir director for many years until her health wouldn’t allow her to continue. She also sang and traveled with three gospel groups. Jane loved singing and teaching and leading others in song, that was one of her most favorite things in her life. She always gave her all in everything she did in life and strived for it to be the best.

In addition to her parents, Jane was preceded in death by: 2 children, Ricky Lane and Cynthia Lane; 2 brothers, Fred Allen and Jimmy Allen; 2 sisters, JoAnn Barney and Shelby Hutchens; and a grandson, Philip Baity.

Jane is survived by: her husband of 52 years, Dwight R. Sammons; daughters, Sheila Lane Reynolds, and Karen Lane Allen; sons, Jimmy Lane, and Britt Sammons; 3 sisters, Peggy Gaither (Butch), Glenda Allen, and Darlene Naylor (Dale); 7 grandkids; 9 great-grandkids; 6 great-great grandkids; and several nieces and nephews.

A time of celebrating the life of Jane Sammons will be held on Saturday May 21, from 2-3 p.m. at Turrentine Baptist Church of Mocksville.

Carolina Cremation of Salisbury and Charlotte is assisting the Sammons family. Online condolences: www.carolinacremation.com.