Celebration of Life services were held for Jane Bradley MacEachern, 61, of Covington, La., formerly of Lucedale, on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Christ Episcopal Church in Covington, La.
A beloved wife, mother and sister and a committed co-worker and a devoted friend; a 1980 graduate of the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacology; an active member of Ole Miss alumni serving for a period as president of the University's Pharmacy Alumni Association; and a member of Christ Episcopal Church, she died May 27 in Houston, Texas. She was born March 4, 1958 in New Orleans, La. During high school, she began her first of three personal battles with cancer. While undergoing treatment, she continued twirling her batons for George County High School, earned a position in the Mississippi All-State Band and served as pianist and organist for the faithful congregation of First Methodist Church of Lucedale. In 1985, she earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee. She devoted the vast majority of her almost 39-year professional career to the fight against cancer, designing and implementing oncology drug trials while associated with GlaxoSmithKline and Eisai.
She is survived by her husband Douglas Potter MacEachern, son Lance Corporal Taylor Bradley MacEachern of the U.S. Marine Corps and sister Anne Bradley Owens.
She was preceded in death by her parents Jimmie McBay Bradley and Horace Author Bradley.
E J Fielding Funeral Home in Covington, La. was in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Red Cross or the Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.