Mary Louise Pless

Mar 09, 2017

Loved by All

WAYNESVILLE — Mary Pless, 79, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017.

Mary is survived by one son, Wayne (Debbie) Pless; her daughter, Maria (Kenneth) Byrd; a daughter-in-law, Katy Pless; one sister, Juanita Hannah; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and her best friend, Shirley Leatherwood.

Graveside Funeral Services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Gwyn Cemetery with The Rev. Daryl Hannah officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from noon until 2 p.m. at Smoky Mountain Cremations and Funeral Service. At all other times, family will receive friends at Maria and Kenneth Byrd’s home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made in Mary name to Smoky Mountain Cremations and Funeral Service, 3264 Broad St., Clyde, NC 28721.

Smoky Mountain Cremations and Funeral Service of Clyde is caring for the family and the online register is available at