July 25, 1951 ~ February 25, 2022

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Candler, NC

Nancy Jane Penland, 70, passed away Friday, February 25, 2022, at her home.

Jane was born July 25, 1951, in Buncombe County to Margaret Ferguson Plemmons Williams and the late Lloyd Plemmons. She had worked with her husband, Doug, as an antiques dealer.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of nearly 46 years, Doug Penland; sons, Raymond David Ballew and Roger Eugene Ballew; step-daughters, Sondra Valerie Struble and Angela Michelle Plemmons; nine grandchildren; and brother, Jim Plemmons.

A celebration of Jane’s life will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home. Friends and family will be invited to share stories and memories of Jane during the service.

Her family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Brother Wolf Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 8195, Asheville, NC 28814.

Services

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

(828)252-3535
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Celebration of Life: March 2, 2022 6:30 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

(828)252-3535
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Visitation: March 2, 2022 5:30 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

(828)252-3535
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

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  1. Aunt Jane, I know you are no longer in pain and in a new body. You are so missed on this side though. Sending you so much love. <3 <3 <3

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  2. Jane, we are heart broken. You will be missed and always loved. It will be hard to pick up the telephone and not be able to talk too you. We will see you soon.

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  3. Family, So sorry for your loss. Jane was a sweet lady who will be miss by all who knew her. Love & Prayers, Johnny & Marlene

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  4. Doug and family- so sorry for your loss. Jane was a great person, and I know your hearts are broken. Praying for all of you. Leesa and Melanie and Family

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  5. Mike and I were very sorry to hear of Jane’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers for Doug and all of Jane’s family. Sincerely, Mike and Brenda Parris

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  6. To All of Jane’s Family: We are truly sorry to learn of her death. Love and prayers to each of you.

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  7. Even though I only met my Aunt Jane a handful of times I remember her as an interesting person with some fun stories.

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  8. I love sitting at kitchen table talk I did not now you for a long time but you was amazing women I’ll miss that.

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  9. Remembering Jane she was a wonderful person to know will be keeping all of you in my prayers during this time of sorrow
    I’ll always remember the stories she would tell and coming to my florist to cool down in The Cooler!!

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