Blanche Plemmons

Jan 19, 2014

Loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother

WAYNESVILLE — Blanche Plemmons, 66, of Hampton Court, passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at MedWest Haywood.

A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late William and Geneva Messer Ledford.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Eilene Coward, and two brothers, Earl and Ralph Ledford.  Blanche retired from Champion Paper with 25 years of service and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.  She enjoyed cooking, canning and especially spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, James Plemmons; a daughter, Patricia Plemmons; two sons, Jim Plemmons and Gary Plemmons (Christy), all of Waynesville; two sisters, Helen Ledford and Joyce Reece both of Waynesville; two brothers, Troy Ledford of Franklin and Ray Ledford of Hazelwood; two granddaughters, Kara Ammons and Morgan Plemmons; and one great-grandchild, Braxxton Ammons-Conard.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Nelson and Pastor Jeff Moore officiating.  Burial will follow at Plott Saunook Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or The American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058 or Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, P.O. Box 560666, Charlotte, NC 28256-0666.

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