Jerry P. Plumley
July 22, 1937  -  January 15, 2019

Jerry P. Plumley

Memorial Service
Webb & Rodrick
306 W. Main
Independence, KS  67301
Friday, January 18, 2019
03:00 pm
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Jerry P. Plumley, 81, Independence, Kansas passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Medicalodges in Independence, Kansas. Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life service will be held at 3:00 p.m. at Webb u0026 Rodrick Chapel and Crematory with the family greeting visitors from 2:00-3:00 p.m. at the chapel.

Jerry was born in Cherryvale, Kansas to Bud and Marie Plumley. Jerry attended and graduated from Cherryvale, Kansas Schools. Following his education Jerry was employed by local farmers as a farm hand. Jerry later found employment with Montgomery County Bridge and Maintenance Crew for several years. Jerry later become employed by Halliburton in Coffeyville, Kansas until 1980 and farmed the homestead jerry was employed by Grandview in Parsons, Kansas from 1993 until 2003 and went back to farming until he sold the farm and retired and moved to Independence in 2005. In 2005 Jerry met Dorothy Sumner in the lobby of Penn Terrace apartments and the couple married one year later and have been inseparable every day until the passing of Dorothy on January 16, 2015.

Jerry's three biggest loves in his life were Dorothy, farming and fishing. Jerry never met a stranger and enjoyed helping and taking care of others.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Steven, Larry and one sister Gretchen. Those left to cherish his memory include stepson David Lindsay and wife Sherry, 5 grandchildren, one great grandchild, two sisters-in-law Dareda Plumley, Mary Jo King, Darren (Rebecca) Plumley, Scott Plumley, Carrie Jones. To leave a special message for the family please visit Webb u0026 Rodrick Chapel and Crematory is assisting with arrangements.


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  1. Rosalee Sutton
    independence, KS

    I thought the world of Jerry he was a narcissist man and I am so sorry that the Reporter Newspaper did not put in when the service was going to be they mentioned the time but not the day and I know there's going to be a lot of others that are going to be upset because we didn't get to attend his funeral

  2. Sharon Ackerman (Osgood)
    Mansgield, TX

    Jerry was always happy and just the nicest person. It was so nice to reconnect with him and his new wife Dorothy at our family reunion a few years ago - they were both very happy and now they can be together again....RIP, Jerry

  3. Charles Osgood
    Enid, OK

  4. Sam Pennington
    Peculiar, MO

    I had lots of fun with Jerry running his trapline and throwing a baseball in his yard in Cherryvale. In later years, we would talk at Osgood family reunions and remember the old days.

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