Judy D. Pless

July 22, 1940 - March 10, 2010
Judy D. Pless


Judy D. Pless 69, of Snow Hill, formerly of Wilmington and Lexington died Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at her home.

Judy was born in Elkin, NC the daughter of the late Michael Donabauer and Alva Barger.

She is survived by her husband, Charles, with whom she celebrated her 50th Wedding Anniversary on February 28, 2010, daughters Deborah McMaster and husband Dennis of Swansboro, Karen Clark and husband Todd of Snow Hill, Jenny Pennington of Hampstead. Sons, Dan Pless and wife Stephanie of Wilmington, Mike Pless and wife Debbie of New Bern, five grandchildren and one great grandchild, sister Peggy Yarborough and husband Tommy of Salisbury, sister-in-law Mary Wagner and husband Holye of N. Myrtle Beach, SC.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Debbie Roddis
for the special attention given to Judy during her illness.

Judy was a devoted wife and mother who will be sadly missed by her family.

A memorial service will be held at Oak Grove Presbyterian Church 3736 Carolina Beach Rd., Wilmington, 2:00 P.M Sunday March 14, 2010. The Rev. Harold Manning will conduct the service. The family will see friends after the service.

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  • March 12, 2010
    Kelly Wallace says:
    Dan, I remember your mother from our childhood. She was such a sweet person. I am so sorry for your loss.

  • March 15, 2010
    Linda Shaver Perez says:
    Charlie, I was so sorry to hear of the loss of Judy. She was such a sweet lady and I know she will be greatly missed. My sympathy to you and your children. Linda Shaver Perez

  • March 13, 2010
    NANCY "TONTO" & JERRY HEDRICK says:
    DOPEY, OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME. JUST KNOW THAT WHEN YOU HURT, YOUR FRIENDS ALSO HURT! JUDY WAS VERY SWEET LADY, AND WAS LOVED BY ALL YOUR FRIENDS. LOVE & PRAYERS BE WITH YOU, NANCY & JERRY HEDRICK

  • March 13, 2010
    Bob & Barbara Gunter says:
    To Charlie, Dan and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this sad time. It was a pleasure knowing Judy for many years. Just know that God will keep you under his wing and will guide you through each step of the way.

  • March 13, 2010
    Diane Kepley Beck says:
    Dear Pless Family: I was a neighbor on Beckner Street in Lexington when you were just a very young family and I used to baby sit for you. You have my deepest sympathy.