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Loraine Plemmons

Loraine Plemmons

MILLS RIVER — Loraine Plemmons, 73, of Mills River, died on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, surrounded by her loving family at her home.

A native and life long resident of Henderson County she was born on Jan. 1, 1940, to the late Albert Capps and Georgia Davenport Capps. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her brothers, Charles, Clifford and Lee Capps; and her sister, Margaret Miller.

She was a member of Horse Shoe First Baptist Church.

She is survived by her three daughters, Loretta Lanning and her husband Roger, Nora Capps, Sandra Norton and her husband Roy, all of Henderson County; her six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild her brother Alan Capps of Marcola, Ore.; her sister, Sue Leopard of Marcola, Ore., and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2013, at Horse Shoe Baptist Church with the Rev. Tollie Cunningham and the Rev. Jerry Liveley officiating. Burial will follow at Shepherd Memorial Park. The family will receive friends beginning an hour prior to the service at the church.

A register book is available online for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.