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Jane Marie Rotureau Robertson

May 12, 1956 — October 29, 2020

Jane Marie Rotureau Robertson died peacefully in her sleep at her home following an extended illness.  She was 64.  She was a strong believer in the Lord Jesus Christ and throughout her life always put others ahead of herself in everything she did.  She was devoted to her family and friends and was always willing to help in any way she could.  Those who knew her were blessed by her sweet spirit, kindness and caring nature. 

Jane was born in Chattanooga, TN to Bertie Mae Rotureau and the late Joseph Lawrence Rotureau.  She studied at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where she graduated with a Master’s of Business Communication.  While attending university Jane met her husband of 42 years, Thomas Austin Robertson.  They married in Chattanooga and remained there until 1981 when they moved to Cleveland, Tennessee.  

She is survived by her mother, and her brother, Joseph Rotureau (Vicki); her husband, and three daughters:  Kate Robertson Pryor (Will), Carey Holland Robertson, and Anne Louise Robertson Brasfield (John Hardy).  She leaves behind one precious granddaughter, Hardy Lee Brasfield, and was excited to learn and anxiously anticipating the birth of her second grandchild early next year.  She is also survived by many other loving nieces and nephews. 

Upon graduation, Jane taught in the business school at UTC for several years and then retired to raise her family and continued to help her husband in his business with her business background and acumen. She raised her family and taught Sunday school and was a long time member of Broad Street United Methodist Church in Cleveland but more recently attended Westmore Church of God.  There she enjoyed studying the Word in her weekly women’s Bible study class. This group and the women in it were so precious to her.  Jane never had an unkind word about anyone and led her life in a gracious and loving manner.  She exemplified a Proverbs 31 woman in every aspect of her life.  She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.   

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Westmore Church of God’s “Robertson Memorial Fund” for local community outreach missions. Donations can be given at

A Receiving of Friends will be held on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020 from 12:00pm-3:00pm at Westmore Church of God, Cleveland, TN (2440 Legacy Pkwy NW).

Immediately following will be a Celebration of Life in the sanctuary of Westmore Church of God, Cleveland, TN with the Reverend Kelvin Page officiating. 

There will be a private graveside service for family a playing of bagpipes and white dove release ceremony will conclude the service. Will Pryor, John Brasfield, William Decosimo, Fred Decosimo, Doug Fuston, and Hugh Huffaker will serve as pallbearers.

The family requests the use of masks and responsible social distancing for attendance. 

Arrangements are made by Ralph Buckner Funeral Home, 

We invite you to send a message of comfort and sign the Robertson family guestbook at


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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

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Celebration of Life

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

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