Evelyn Knight Plummer
Auburn – Evelyn Knight Plummer, 88 of Auburn, IL passed away Tuesday April 18, 2017 at St. John’s Hospital Springfield, IL.
Evelyn was born May 17, 1928 in Auburn, IL a daughter of Louie B. and grace M. (Pittman) Knight. She was a 1946 graduate of Auburn High School auburn, IL. Evelyn married Leonard “Ray” Plummer July 1, 1947 in Taylorville, IL. She retired from St. John’s hospital after 34 years in the Laboratory. Evelyn was a member of the Auburn Christian Church Auburn, IL, Third Age Living at St. John’s hospital and AARP.
Evelyn is survived by her sons, William Ray (Chris) Plummer of Honea Path SC, Robert Joseph (Martha) Plummer of Virden, IL and John Stephen Plummer of Auburn, IL, 7 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, daughter in law Sandra Plummer of Auburn, IL and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceding in death were her parents, husband, Leonard “Ray” Plummer, a daughter, Evelyn “Carol” Pierce and a son Louie Edward Plummer, grandson William R. Plummer Jr. son-in-law Warren Pierce, sisters, Goldie Brewer, Dorothy Stroisch and LaVerna Helton, brothers, Bobbie Gene Knight and Louie M. Knight.
Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Sunday April 23, 2017 at Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home Auburn, IL with funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Monday April 24, 2017 at the Auburn Christian Church in Auburn, IL. Rev. Jonathan Totty officiating. Pallbearers: Bernie Nagel, Billy Sandage, Tony O’Neal, Bobby Pierce, Mark Huff & Jason McLaughlin. Burial will be in Auburn Cemetery Auburn, IL. Memorials may be made to the Auburn Christian Church or the Auburn Rescue Squad Auburn, IL. Please visit www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com to leave a comment for the family.