Wilma Plaunty

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Wilma Lewis Jernigan Plaunty, age 75, of Hwy 35, died Saturday, September 19, 2009, at Guardian Care of Ahoskie.
Mrs. Plaunty was born in Hertford County on September 29, 1933, a daughter of the late Donnie and Glen Lewis. She was a member of Severn Baptist Church and worked as a grader for Severn Peanut Company for over 15 years.
Left to cherish her memory is a daughter, Brenda J. “B.J.” Jernigan and her husband, Richard of Aulander; two sons, William Jernigan and wife, Nancy of Ahoskie, and Lt. Col. David Jernigan and wife, Brenda of Fayetteville, NC; sisters, Doris Ambrose of Harrellsville and Betty Sue Cullipher of Colerain, a brother, Edward Lewis of Mississippi; 16 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. Wilma was predeceased by two sons, Ronnie and Julian Jernigan; a brother, Bill Lewis and husbands Garvis Jernigan and Dale Plaunty.
A celebration of life service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 24, 2009, at Severn Baptist Church, with burial to follow in Severn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday and other times at the home of Richard & B.J. Jernigan in Aulander. Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to National Parkinson Foundation, Inc., Office of Development, 1501 NW 9th Ave/Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL. 33136-1494.
Family and friends may send condolences and sign the online guestbook by visiting www.garrettjonesfh.com.