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Miriam Lucille Plemmons Bumgarner

1926 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Miriam Plemmons


Asheville -

Miriam Lucille Plemmons Bumgarner, of Asheville died Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Mission Hospital. A native of Asheville, she was daughter of the late Zeb Vance and Sarah Turner Plemmons.

Mrs. Bumgarner was a professional model in Boston and New York for over 30 years.

Survivors include her husband, Bobby E. Bumgarner; two stepchildren, Randall E. Bumgarner and his wife, Catherine of Martinsville, VA and Janet Diane Rivers and her husband, Greg of Lakeland, FL and three grandchildren, Tyler, Jordon and Meredith. She is also survived by two sisters, Aggie McGeary and her husband, Donnie and Ruth Rickman and her husband, Jimmy all of Asheville and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2 - 3:30 PM, Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at Morris Funeral Home, 304 Merrimon Ave.

Inurnment will be held at a later date in the Columbarium of Lewis Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Salvation Army, 204 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28805.

Morris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent through the website


Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times from Feb. 2 to Feb. 4, 2013
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