Deloris A. “Dee” Plumer


Deloris A. “Dee” Plumer, 84, of Brownstown passed away Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour.

Born June 4, 1932, in Hayden, she was the daughter of Willard New and Eva Julie Burgess Coryell, both of whom preceded her in death. On Aug. 10, 1952, at Central Christian Church in Seymour, she married Donald “Joe” Plumer, who survives.

Dee was a member of Central Christian Church in Seymour for more than 70 years. She she had been assistant treasurer for six years at the church, a member of the Loyal Devoir and was an elected elder emeritus. She also was a member of Tri Kappa sorority. Dee worked for Indiana Telephone Co. and Contel for 30 years until her retirement. She then went to work at Progressive Physical Therapy, where she retired.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her children, Belinda Hays, Betty Jane (Tom) Clark and Todd (Nan) Plumer; grandchildren, Matt (Malinda) Plumer, Erin (Benji) Reinhart, Lauren (Luke) Espelund, Drew (Alli) Clark, Taylor Hays (Jalen Ulrey), Maddie Hays, Chase Asbell (Kelli) Plumer and Sam Plumer; great-grandchildren, Laney Reinhart, Max Reinhart, Nora Clark, Lucy and Harper Espelund and Cali Plumer; a sister, Betty Beardsley; daughter-in-law, Laura Plumer; daughter-in-law, Laura Plumer; brother-in-law, Ed Sinkes and sister-in-law, Jane Coryell.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Gary Plumer; brother, Raymond Coryell; sisters, Mabel Gerth, Gladys Sinkes and Mary Cundiff; brothers-in-law, Eldo Gerth, Herb Cundiff and Jack Beardsley; and great-grandchildren, Emma Espelund and Asher Espelund.

The funeral service will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Central Christian Church with the Rev. Jon Carlstrom officiating. Private burial will follow at a later date.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m until time of service Friday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Central Christian Church Building Fund or the Gary E. Plumer Scholarship Fund.