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Christine Louise (Reed) Plunkett

September 25, 1929 ~ January 1, 2021 (age 91)


     Christine Louise Plunkett, 91, Nevada, MO passed away on Friday, January 1, 2021 at her home in Nevada.  Christine was born September 25, 1929 in Flint, MI to Edward and Esther M. (Morrow) Reed. She married Tilman Plunkett on June 4, 1953 and he preceded her in death on May 18, 2000. 

     Christine was raised in Michigan and attended school there. In the late 1950’s she came to Kansas City, then later moved to Butler where she lived and worked at Bates County Hospital for 17 years as a clerk until her retirement in 1987. Following retirement, she came to Nevada and worked for Thompson Floral for a number of years. She enjoyed going to garage sales and camping. Christine attended the Pine Street Baptist Church in Nevada.

     Survivors include her children, Esther “Ginger” Van Blaricum, Brighton, MI, Marsha Ring and her husband Shawn, Nevada, Paul “Buster” Plunkett and his wife Amber, Walker, MO, Steven Plunkett (Sandra), Kansas City, MO; stepchildren, Rick Plunkett, Butler, MO, Sharon Ermilio, Rockford, IL, Dana Chandler, Columbia, SC; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Tilman, she was preceded in death by two sons, Jim Wilkinson and Robert Wilkinson, one grandson, Jimmie Joe Wilkinson, and one great-grandson, Kyron Atchison, and one brother, William Reed.

     Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Newton Burial Park in Nevada with Paul “Buster” Plunkett officiating.  The family will receive friends from 7-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.  

   *** Those in attendance will be asked to maintain social distancing and are asked to wear face masks to protect themselves and others.


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January 6, 2021

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ferry Funeral Home Home
Nevada, MO 64772

Graveside Service
January 7, 2021

2:00 PM
Newton Burial Park, Nevada

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