Jo Ann Plyler Plexico



LANCASTER, SC ~ Mrs. Jo Ann Plyler Plexico, age 77, wife of John W. Plexico, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 at White Oak Manor after an extended illness.

Mrs. Plexico was the daughter of the late George Drennon Plyler and Nell Hunter Plyler. She was born on November 10, 1940 in Lancaster, SC. She was married to John W. Plexico for 56 years. Mrs. Plexico loved flowers, cooking, baking, reading, and bird watching. She also loved her family and being surrounded by them. Mrs. Plexico was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Plexico earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Arts in teaching degree from Winthrop University. She graduated Phi Kappa Phi with Honors. She was an educator for over 30 years and held positions as an Elementary Teacher and Media Specialist during her career. Mrs. Plexico was a member of the South Carolina Education Association and the National Education Association.

Mrs. Plexico is survived by her husband and caregiver, John W. Plexico of the home; a son, John Bradford Plexico and his wife, Bridgett of Lancaster, SC; a daughter, Amy Plexico Wartham and her husband, Mark of Charlotte, NC; four grandsons, Jason Plexico of Dallas, TX, Dillon Plexico of Lancaster, SC, Nicholas Wartham of Charlotte, NC, and Daniel Wartham of Charlotte, NC; a brother, Tony E. Plyler and his wife, Millie of Liberty Hill, SC; and a sister-in-law, Pat Nash and her husband, Charlie of Murrels Inlet, SC.

Mrs. Plexico was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Richard Plyler.

The Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Mrs. Plexico will be 11:00 am Saturday, June 16, 2018 at The Chapel of Burgess Funeral, 1800 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster, SC by Rev. Thurmond Johnson. Burial will follow at Lancaster Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:00 am, one hour prior to the service, at Burgess Funeral Home and suggest in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to
Trinity United Methodist Church, 1664 Flat Creek Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.