May 12, 1949 ~ October 16, 2020

Resided in: Asheville, NC

Sandra Wilkerson Plemmons, 71, passed away Friday, October 16, 2020, following a courageous fight with cancer. She was a lifelong resident of the Asheville area.

She is survived by her husband, Roy A. Plemmons; a son, Jeffrey and his wife Jian Li, of Cary; two grandsons, Jesse and Jacob; her half-sister, Linda, and seven cousins. She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Shanna, her father, Bill Wilkerson, her mother Edna Lofton, and adoptive parents, Estelle and Ralph Wilkerson.

Her family is especially appreciative of Sandra’s sister-in-law, Addie Lejuene, who shared care duties with Roy during Sandra’s final days.

Sandra was a member of Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church in Beaverdam, North Asheville. She was a 1972 graduate of UNC-A. Her laughter and love will be greatly missed by her many friends and family.

A graveside service will be at 3:00 p.m. Thursday at Ashelawn Gardens of Memory, 901 Aiken Road.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to CarePartners/WNC Bridge Foundation, PO Box 1315, Arden, NC 28704.


Graveside Service: October 22, 2020 3:00 pm

Ashelawn Gardens of Memory
901 Aiken Road
Asheville, NC 28804


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

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


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  1. Loved going to Sandra’s house after school as a kid in Beaverdam. I lost touch after high school but still treasure sweet memories of her. Praying for peace for her family.

  2. Roy and Jeff,
    We are so sorry to learn about Sandra. We had not realized she had been ill. May you feel God’s presence giving you comfort and peace.

  3. Dear Roy and family,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. While I never met Sandra, I work with Roy who kept me posted on how she was doing. Wishing you peace, comfort and hope in the midst of your sorrow. My heart and prayers go out to you.

  4. Dear Roy and Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I never met Sandra, but I know Roy from work. I will keep you all in my prayers.

  5. I’m so very sorry for your loss. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family. Roy if you need anything please let Basil and me know . We are right here next door .

  6. Roy,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I was unable to attend the service, but my prayers were with you. My the Good Lord give you and your family peace and comfort! Love you.


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