Peggy Plemmons Justice (1934 - 2014)

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Peggy Plemmons


Candler - Peggy Plemmons Justice, 79, passed away on March 24, 2014.

She was born October 17, 1934 in Luck, NC (Madison County) and had resided in Buncombe County since 1960. She was the daughter of the late L.J. and Altha Oma Price Plemmons and was preceded in death by her husband and best friend, Charley B. Justice, Jr., brother Stewart Plemmons, sisters Vergie Fish, Drama Blankenship, and Lucile Coward.

She is survived by her loving daughter, Susan J. Ballard and grandson, Holden Ballard, who made all of her days brighter with his love and good sense of humor, sister, Macie Sheehan of Charlotte, and several nieces and nephews and a special grandniece, Karen Jordan Denney of Waynesville.

Peggy worked for several years as a teller and bookkeeper at the First State Bank in Hazelwood, NC and retired from America Enka/BASF after 27 years as the first female coordinator in the Carpet Yarn and Fibers Division.

Services will be conducted at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. on Friday, March 28, at 2:00 p.m., by the Reverend Howard Moore, Jr. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., prior to the service. Burial will be at Hice Hill Cemetery following the service.

Donations may be made to Hice Hill Cemetery, Attn: Mrs. Sandra Johnson, 145 Dogwood Rd., Candler, NC 28715.

The online register is available at


Funeral Home
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
1401 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 252-3535
Funeral Home Details
Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Mar. 26, 2014