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1946 Jane 2023

Jane Morris Kunz

October 4, 1946 — March 5, 2023

Siler City


Jane Morris Kunz, 76, of Siler City, passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2023.

Mrs. Kunz was born in Chatham County on October 4, 1946, the daughter of Clyde and Eva Smith Morris.

Jane loved her Carolina Panthers and Duke Blue Devils. She cherished her family, especially her grandchildren and her great granddaughter. Jane liked to spend time reading a good book. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Dick Kunz, and sister, Connie Morris Lineberry.

She is survived by her daughter, Sheila Joyce Hunt (Bobby) of Raleigh; son, James "Jamie" Hayes, II of Siler City; grandchildren, Kayla McMillan (Matt), Alaina Griffin (Chris), Austin Hunt, Summer, Skylar, Selena, and Chase Hayes; and great granddaughter, Emma McMillan; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and special friends, Chris and Chad Riddle.

A visitation will be held from 6-8 PM on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 N. Second Ave., Siler City. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at Oakwood Cemetery, Siler City, with Rev. Paul Wilson officiating.

Memorials may be made to the March of Dimes in honor of her "Sweet Pea" Emma Kayte McMillan,

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Kunz family.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, March 8, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home

230 N Second Ave, SIler City, NC 27344

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Graveside Service

Thursday, March 9, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

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