- Last Updated on 02:29 PM 05/30/13
Jane Taylor Wolfe of Charlotte, N.C. died peacefully Monday, May 27, at her home at Sharon Towers after brief illness. Mrs. Wolfe was born in Atlanta, Ga. on Dec. 20, 1923 to the late Carl Allensworth Taylor and Virginia Easley Taylor Evans.
Mrs. Wolfe spent her childhood in her family’s historic home in South Boston. She graduated from St. Mary’s School in Raleigh, N.C. in 1943, and Randolph Macon Women’s College in Lynchburg in 1945. During summer school at Duke University in 1944, she met native Charlottean Daniel Howard Wolfe Jr. After graduation, the two were married and moved to Charlotte where they were active members of the Charlotte and Blowing Rock communities.
Mrs. Wolfe was the director of Medical Social Work at Charlotte Memorial Hospital, now Carolina’s Medical Center Main where she retired in 1983. She served on many boards of organizations during her time at Charlotte Memorial and during her retirement. Mrs. Wolfe was a member of the Myers Park and Blowing Rock Country Clubs, Blowing Rock Methodist Church, Kappa Delta Sorority, the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum, and many other organizations.
Mr. and Mrs. Wolfe were founding members of Providence United Methodist Church, and they were instrumental in missions and other church activities.
Mrs. Wolfe enjoyed spending time with her church family, playing bridge with friends, traveling the globe, and searching for antique treasures.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her stepfather, Edward Livingston Evans III; and her brother, Edward Livingston Evans IV. She is survived by many nieces and nephews, and dear friends Robert Chinn and his wife, Joanne, of Mooresville, Gail Carson, Lindsay Tice, Melissa Poole, Melissa Verea, Sarah Beth Mulet and her husband, Dave, all of Charlotte.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, June 2, at 3 p.m. at Providence United Methodist Church, 2810 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28211.
Sincere appreciation is extended to Dr. Jordan Lipton and his team at Signature Healthcare for their wonderful care of Mrs. Wolfe.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care Charlotte Region, 1420 East Seventh Street Charlotte, NC 28204, Providence United Methodist Church, or the Blowing Rock Community Foundation P.O Box 525 Blowing Rock, NC 28605.
Heritage Funeral Services is assisting the family.