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Cecelia Brum Plemmons

March 3, 1933 — April 26, 2023


Cecelia Brum Plemmons of Naples, FL. passed away on April 26, 2023. She was 90 years old.

Cecelia was born in Enid, Ok. on March 3, 1933, to George and Helen Brum.
Cecelia is survived by her husband of 69 years Bob Charles Plemmons. She is also survived
by her daughter, Cindy, and husband Tom Schinzel, her three sons Kevin and wife Shayne,
William and wife Irene, Mark, and his wife Julie.  Also surviving are her eight grandchildren
Dana and Matthew Budd, Brandon and Lisa Schinzel, Alexandria and David Bell, Blake, Ailina
and Ryan Wunderly, Ethan, Drew, and Carlie. Also, four great grandchildren, Evan, Walter,
Kelsie, and Hannah. She is survived by her brother, Joseph, and wife Pamela Brum. Also
surviving are her niece and nephew, Elizabeth Bayman, Julia Bell, JB and husband Andy
Bayman and his son Thomas, Bryan Brum and wife Rhonda, and Jeffrey and Ellen and

Cecelia’s early childhood years were spent in Eldorado, AR. where she attended grade
school. Her High School years were spent at Memorial High in Enid, Ok. After graduation she
attended St. Edward Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, Ft. Smith, AR. graduating as a
registered nurse. During her training she was Elected President of the Arkansas Student
Nursing program.

Cecelia and Bob moved to Kansas City, MO., in 1964. She was a active volunteer/member of
St. Thomas Moore Catholic Church. In January 1970, Cecelia and Bob relocated to
Kalamazoo, MI. There she was Director of Nursing of The Upjohn Nursing Home for nearly 18
yrs. After raising and educating four children, Cecelia and Bob soon retired to Naples, FL.
Cecelia was an avid bridge player and enjoyed playing bingo with her many friends.  In addition,
she also loved visiting the casinos and playing her favorite machine, video poker. She was a
sharp minded woman with a keen sense of humor. She always put the needs of others before
her own as a devout Catholic. She was the ultimate example of a “true caregiver”. Cecelia was
a wonderful role model as a professional and as a caring mother. She will be greatly missed.

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