Danie Plumley


Danie Plumley, 78, of 205 Reservoir Road, Beckley, died Friday, April 30, 1999, in a Beckley area medical center following a long illness. Born March 27, 1921, at Alpoca, he was the son of the late John H. and Allie Plumley Gordon. Mr. Plumley was a retired salesman for Corey Candy Co. with 41 years of service. He was also a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving aboard a destroyer in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans as a gunner’s mate first class. He was also a member of Crab Orchard Baptist Church, where he served as an usher, trustee and member of the Friendship Sunday school class. He was recognized by the church for 47 years of service for lawn beautification at the church. He was also a lifetime member of the Beckley Moose Lodge and a Beckley resident for most of his life. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Hester Riffe Plumley, and his second wife, Gloria L. Plumley, one brother, Paris James Plumley, and a sister, Ethel Plumley Gurash. Survivors include one son, David Plumley of Beckley; one stepson, Jamey “Toney” Conley and his wife, Marsha, of Huntington; one brother, Arnold Plumley and his wife, Billie, of Sacramento, Calif.; and one sister, Olga Gordon Peppers of Winchester, Va. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Crab Orchard Baptist Church with Pastor Phillip Shields officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home and one hour prior to services at the church. Ralph Prince, Vanious Shumate, Dennis Riffe, Richard Cook, John Tolley, and Dale Burnette will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley.

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