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Fern M. Plunk

February 4, 1924 ~ April 13, 2013 (age 89)

   Mrs. Fern M. Plunk, 89, of Quincy died at 2:10 p.m. Saturday (April 13, 2013) in Osage Beach, MO.

   Born February 4, 1924 in Leadville, Colorado, Fern was the daughter of Avener and Madelyn Fitzpatrick Hoskins.  She married Clifford Plunk on August 16, 1941 in Doniphan, Missouri.  He preceded her in death on September 20, 1986.

   Fern graduated from Doniphan High School and was a lifetime member of the Quincy PTA.  She enjoyed camping, gardening, china painting, quilting and making ornamental stepping stone's and benchs.  She was devoted to her family and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

   Fern was employed as a cook at Monroe and Mound Schools in Quincy for several years until her retirement.

   Survivors include one daughter, Bonnie J. Satterfield of Rocky Mount, MO; four sons, Clifford E. Plunk Jr. (Shirley) of Quincy, Don L. Plunk (Brenda) of Rushville, IL, Steve J. Plunk (Lu) of Liberty, IL and Ron Plunk (Rosie) of Quincy; 15 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers, Harold D. Hoskins and Rod Hoskins both of Quincy and one sister, Gertrude "Trudy" Morton of Quincy and numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

   Mrs. Plunk was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a three sisters, Connie Walker, Nancy Boone and Madelyn May Hoskins; six brothers, Donald, Forrest, Maynard, Bernard, Jerry and Gene Hoskins and a great granddaughter Neva Howlett.

   Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m. in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Dennis officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery near Plainville, IL.

   Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 and Thursday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to The Crossing Church at 929 Monroe.
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