Karen Sue Plummer-Lee
Karen Sue Plummer – Lee was born on May 12, 1940 in Bluffton, Indiana and died on December 6, 2023 in Chickasha, OK.
Karen was born the daughter of Verdane Reiff and Martha Kain Reiff – Morris. She graduated high school in Tucson, Arizona.
Karen worked as a telephone operator and began dating Rufford Plummer. At 19 years old, she married Rufford in 1959 in Tucson where they raised their two children Laura and Doug.
Later, Rufford and Karen moved to West Virginia. She enjoyed gardening and canning. Karen also was an amazing seamstress.
They moved to Chickasha in 1991. She loved making clothes, slippers, and Barbie Doll clothes for her grandchildren. Karen loved to read, play the piano and listen to classical music. Her most favorite hobby was quilting. Each child, grandchild and great grandchild received a quilt made by her.
Karen worked at Christian Care Retirement Home in the late 1990’s and volunteered at the Southern Oaks Church of Christ Food and Clothing Room before retiring. She loved to travel and attended quilting retreats. Karen married Bill Lee on November 3, 2007.
Karen was preceded in death by her parents, husband Rufford, daughter Laura Hicks, son in law Alton Hicks, one brother Tom Reiff, and brother in law Chet Sawin.
Survivors include husband Bill, one son Doug Plummer and wife Kathy of Chickasha, granddaughter Jennifer Troub and husband Andrew of Chickasha, grandson Donovan Hicks of Rocky Face, Georgia, granddaughter Juniper Stell and husband Larry of Inman, SC, granddaughter Jessica Williams and husband Gary of Chickasha, grandson Benjamin Hicks of Ider, Alabama, great grandchildren Alyssa Hicks, Nathan Troub, Emma Williams, Samuel Troub, Rachel Troub, Easton Williams, Kurtis Stell and wife Adriana, one sister Shirley Sawin of Thermal, California, one brother John Morris and wife Jerry of Texas, Boyd and Susie Lee, Eddie and Cindy Lee and the Lee family, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at a later time.
Cremation arrangements are with McRay Funeral Home.