Mary Jane Steele
June 13, 1935 - January 11, 2021
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Mary Jane Steele, of Greenville, wife of the late Jerry Thomas Steele, who passed away on December 23, 2009, passed away on January 11,2021. A native of Belmont, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late James Harvey and Alpha Harmon Dickson. She was a graduate of Belmont High School and of Winthrop College…

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Vnewell left a message on January 26, 2021:
What a wonderful and classy lady. Enjoyed being neighbors and walks together. Simply a joy to know. So sadden.
Anne Braswell left a message on January 19, 2021:
Mary Jane had so many good qualities that it is hard to choose the best - she had a zest for life that defied the situation in which she found herself last October.  She was determined to live life to its fullest until that final day and I hope she was able to do just that.  I think that I admire her philosophy more than anything else.  May she receive her just reward - which will  be something great.
Leora Patterson Riordan left a message on January 16, 2021:
So many great memories of Mary Jane- Buncombe Street church from basketball, handbells, choir and Sunday School.  Mary Jane always had a smile and positive thing to say.  
Deborah Freeman left a message on January 14, 2021:
Mary Jane was a lovely, gentle, and kind lady. I loved everything about her and will miss her beautiful smile. I hold her family close in my heart and pray for God’s loving comfort. Deborah Freeman
Mary Caroline Bell Lee left a message on January 14, 2021:
I walked to take piano at Mrs. Steele’s house every week for my entire childhood. I wasn’t a great piano player by any means, and would have stopped taking lessons long before I did if I didn’t love her so much. She was so good to me, so positive, joyful and upbeat. Sometimes I would just ask her to play for me. She was extremely talented. What a great lady.

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Oby and Debbie Lyles left a message on January 14, 2021:
Mrs. Steele could light up a room with her smile and loving nature, and meant so much to her family, many friends, church and community. I pray for God’s comfort and grace for her family. She lives on in Heaven and in our hearts.
Tracey Hannon left a message on January 13, 2021:
I knew Mary Jane and her husband as a youth growing up in Buncombe St. UMC. She and her husband taught Sunday School and were wonderful teachers. Mary Jane had such a special gift with children and she was choir director when I was a child.
Margaret Ulmer left a message on January 13, 2021:
I've worked with Mary Jane for over 50 years in Crescent Music Club.  What a wonderful colleague.  I will miss her so very much; we shared many happy times in Past Presidents gatherings.  Prayers and love go with you.  Margaret Ulmer
Lynne Hannon left a message on January 13, 2021:
Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you. Mary Jane touched our lives with her gift of music. She was part of our life with all our children as we watched them grow up in church. Then in more recent years, I was blessed to be with her on BSUMC trips and we took bible studies etc.
Kelly Outz left a message on January 13, 2021:
It was always a pleasure to see Mary Jane. She was a beautiful, kind and strong lady. She will definitely be missed. Many thoughts and prayers with you all at this time. With love, Kelly and Erin Outz
Ed and Pam Dunbar left a message on January 13, 2021:
Mary Jane Steele was a lovely lady: kind, gracious, gentle, helpful, and always encouraging. May you know His “grace, mercy, and peace” at this time of loss.

“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints” (Ps. 116:15).
Kim left a message on January 12, 2021:
Mary Jane was such a special lady! She was kind, strong, caring, fun and loving (among so many other characteristics). We love you and will miss you!! Kim, David, and Molli
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