Jane Humphries Brumback was born in Cincinnati, OH to Roger and Esther Humphries, was a graduate of Highlands High School in Fort Thomas, KY and held a Bachelor of Arts in Education (1959) from Centre College in Danville, KY. Jane taught history in middle school for several years in Huntington, WV and Brooklyn, NY until becoming a devoted mother and housewife. As her children grew up she was a store manager at Walden Books.
Jane went home to be with the Lord on June 28th at 12:50 AM surrounded by the love of her family. A celebration of life ceremony was conducted Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Freedom Fellowship Church in Virginia Beach, VA. A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, July 24th at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home after which her ashes will be laid to rest in Battle Grove Cemetery with her husband of 53 years, Kenneth Walker Brumback, Jr.
She is survived by her son, Kenneth Leon Brumback “Major” and his wife Regina Brumback, her daughter, Kathrine Jane Kadlec-Weir “Kathy or Kat” and her husband Chris Weir. Her two grandchildren, Ian Walker Brumback and Isabella Grace Kadlec. Her brother and sister-in-law, James and Katherine Humphries and beloved nephew and nieces: Roger Humphries, Jennifer Humphries, Lilia Macias, Marisa Macias and Cristina Justice. Her beloved cat, Tiger.
Jane was a delight to be around. She thoroughly enjoyed engaging in conversation with anyone, anywhere. Her spunky wit and sense of humor was sure to get everyone laughing. She was incredibly smart, kinder than most and had a generous heart. Jane’s spirit brought a bright light to the world making it a better place. Her presence will live on with the fond memories she left in our hearts.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Pregnancy Resource Centre of Jamaica (PRCJ) via Freedom Fellowship Church 836 Regency Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23454. (757) 428-3277. Go to: https://comegetfree.org/giving-/, select “Online Giving” and “Missions Jamaica”.
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