Towanna Plunkett, 80

Towanna Jean Plunkett, 80, of Wabash, died at  8 p.m., Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor East in Wabash.

She was born Sept. 28, 1937 in Dougherty, Okla., to Roy and Frances Josephine (Jones) Cassity.

Towanna was a 1956 graduate of Elwood High School, Elwood.  She married Robert C. Plunkett at the East Main Street Christian Church in Elwood on June 12, 1965.

She had resided in Wabash County since 1967, spending the last 10 years at Miller’s Merry Manor East. She worked for several years as secretary for the Wabash Christian Church and over 10 years at Walmart. She was a member of the Wabash Christian Church.  She enjoyed spending time with family, writing poetry, picture taking, and reading.

She is survived by her husband Robert Plunkett; her two daughters, Anne (Tim Kneller) Plunkett and Lynne (Tim) Keffaber, all of Wabash; a sister, Gaye Beard of Anderson. 

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother and sister-in-law, Ralph (Jean) Cassity.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave, Wabash, with the Rev. Haley Asberry and the Rev. Susan Beamer officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 4-7 pm, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash Christian Church.

The memorial guest book for Towanna may be signed at



Posted on 2018 Jan 31