Jane M. Mervin

Jane M. Mervin

March 30, 2022, 75, Mount Olive –

Jane M. Mervin, 75, resident of the Mount Olive area, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

She was the daughter of the late Marie Reel Brooks Moore, the late William Frank Brooks, and the late Rev. Virgil N. Moore.

A member of First Baptist Church of Mount Olive, Jane had served as a deacon, on the baptismal committee, on the Lord’s Supper committee, as an adult Sunday school teacher, and as a Sunday school teacher for the Kindergarten/First Grade department for 23 years. It gave her great joy to share her personal testimony for her Lord Jesus with many girls and boys.

From October 1980 to 1984, she was a Cub Scout den leader and den leader coach for Cub Scout Pack 34, sponsored by Mount Olive Presbyterian Church. From 1984 to 1987, Jane was the Torhunta (Wayne County) district Cub Roundtable commissioner. From 1983 to 2020, she was on the Tuscarora Council adult cub leader training committee. In January 1990, she was presented the Silver Beaver Award by the Tuscarora Council. In January 2001, she was presented with her Cub Leader Woodbadge beads (SR-CS14).

Jane is survived by her husband of 56 years, Malcolm Mervin, of the home; and a son, Christopher John Mervin of Cary. Also surviving her are cousins, Jan Stahl (Brian) of Wilmington, Dollie Mayes of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Suzanne Hall (Jerry) of Whiteville, and Bill King (Suzanne), also of Whiteville; as well as all of their children.

A graveside service will be Sunday, April 3, at 2 p.m. at Pineview Cemetery, Seven Springs, to be officiated by Dr. Dennis Atwood. Flowers are welcome, or memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Scholarship Fund, PO Box 239, Mount Olive, NC 28365; to Tuscarora Council BAS Memorial Fund, 172 NC Highway 581 South, Goldsboro NC 27530; or to the charity of one’s choosing.