On Wednesday, February 7th, 2024, Irene passed away into the arms of Jesus after a courageous battle with declining health at the age of 76. She had spent the last few months with her son and family in TN. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Hendersonville and a supporter of the Hendersonville Rescue Mission.
Irene enjoyed NASCAR, fishing, visiting the beach, and spending time with loved ones.
She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-seven years, Ronnie F. Buckner, her parents Richard H. and Connie Rogers Plemmons, brother Charles Plemmons, and father-in-law Frank H. Buckner.
She is survived by her only child Tim Buckner (Melinda) and granddaughter Abby of Newport, TN; brothers Earl (Jean) Plemmons of Michigan, and Bill Plemmons of Asheville, NC, mother-in-law Grace Fisher Buckner of Newport, TN, sister-in-law Barbara Redmon of Asheville, NC, and special friend and niece, Ruth. The family would also like to thank special friend Cindy Youngblood of several years of love and caregiving.
All are invited to the funeral service within the Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home at 2 pm on Sunday, February 11, 2024, with burial to follow at Shepherd Memorial Park.
Shuler Funeral Home Chapel - Directions
125 Orr's Camp Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792