Mashburn, Jane Biggs
Jane B. Mashburn, of Blacksburg, went to be with her Lord on July 9, 2022 at the age of 93. She was born in Fayetteville, NC on June 18, 1929 to parents Maurice and Rosa Biggs.
She was a graduate of Meredith College in Raleigh N.C. with a bachelor-of-arts degree in Education. She taught her first year in the Wilmington Public School system, then married Bill who was serving in the US Air Force at the time. She taught one year in the Florida Public School System and then when they moved to Virginia, taught in the Montgomery Public Schools. She attended Radford University where she received the Library Science Degree with honors. She was a charter member of Harding Avenue Elementary School in 1971 serving as school librarian until she retired in 1989.
Jane was an active member of the Belmont Christian Church and also the Daughters of the American Revolution. She loved the beach, and had great times with summer vacations shared with her family.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 61 years, Bill Mashburn. She is survived by her children, son Bill Jr. and wife Annette, daughter Karen and husband Michael Zeigler, son David and wife Carolyn, four grandchildren, Scott Mashburn, Emily and husband Matthew Stump, William and Wesley Mashburn, great grandson Ryland Stump, great granddaughters Colleen and Kendall Stump and Claire and Kate Mashburn.
Her funeral service will be held in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel, 150 Country Club Dr. SW, Blacksburg on Thursday, July 14, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Beaver Terry officiating. The family will receive friends before the service from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Entombment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation to One Spirit, PO Box 3209, Rapid City, SD 57709. This was a favorite organization of hers which supports American Indians.