Jimmy Malcolm Plumley, 71, a resident of Cleveland, passed away at his residence Sunday, March 17, 2013.
He was born in Wetmore, and was a well-known and respected preacher of the gospel for more than 50 years. He was a member of Galilee Baptist Church. He was retired from Eaton Corporation after 27 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Carolyn Faye Plumley who passed away Nov. 17, 2012, and was also preceded in death by his parents, James Plumley and Mary Womble Plumley; grandson, Donovan Penley; and 10 siblings.
Survivors include his children: Randy Plumley and Connie Hughes, both of Cleveland, Tammy Harper of Chattanooga and Lana Plumley Turner of Atlanta; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one sister, Mayme Melton of Etowah; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 4 p.m. today, March 19, 2013, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Pastor Ray Cheatham, Doug Brown and Jake Brown officiating.
Interment will follow in Delano Cemetery.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Plumley family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.