Jane Katherine Smoote Cason of Denver, CO died August 10, 2018 at the age of 74. Jane is survived by Benjamin Michael Cason, Nancy Katherine Cason, Jeanne Cason DeFauw and grandchildren: Elizabeth, Rachel and Julia Cason; Gregory and Owen DeFauw; and Cole, Katherine and Eric Ossian. Jane was born on August 15, 1943 in San Angelo, TX to William Clifford Smoote and Francis Marion Moon and had seven brothers and sisters. She graduated from Berry College in 1965 with a degree in English, followed by a Masters in English from the Citadel in 1976. Jane taught high school and college English in such varied places as Alaska, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and for the US Navy. After retirement, Jane moved to Colorado to be near her daughters and five of her grandchildren. Jane loved crossword puzzles, mystery novels, and bad jokes. A memorial service is scheduled for 1:00 pm a The Pines Chapel in the Fairmount Cemetery in Denver, CO, with a reception to follow at Nancy Cason’s home. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Jane’s life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Heart Association.

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Posted on: 2018-08-21

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