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Funeral services for Daisy Holt, 97, of Pryor will be held on Friday, December 9, 2016 at 10:00 AM in Pryor at Stephens-Key Chapel with burial to follow at Ross-Mayes Cemetery in Salina. Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. Pastor Bobby Belew will officiate. Services are entrusted to Stephens-Key Funeral and Cremation Care.
Daisy Holt was born on January 17, 1919 in Salina, Oklahoma to Duey and Edith (Brown) Plumlee. She passed away on December 3, 2016 in Olathe, Kansas at the age of 97 years, 10 months, and 16 days.
Daisy grew up and attended school in the Salina area. In 1946 she married the love of her life Elmer Holt who preceded her in death in 1985. They made their home in Pryor and from their union came one daughter. Daisy was a homemaker and a wonderful wife and mother.
She enjoyed fishing, playing bingo and working in her flower garden. She loved listening to country and gospel music. She also loved to travel and had visited every state west of the Mississippi River and made three trips to Hawaii. She had lived in Alaska for six years and also lived in Venezuela. Her family was the greatest joy of her life, she loved them dearly. She was a sweet lady, her smile and kindness will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Daisy was member of the Disabled American Veterans in Pryor and a chartered member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Salina. She attended church at Valley Heights Freewill Baptist Church in Salina.
She is survived by her daughter Jeannie Doering and husband Doug of Lawrence, Kansas; one granddaughter, Tyler C. Doering of Merriam, Kansas; two great grandchildren, Graham and Cole; two sisters, Beulah Walters of Vinita and Frances Lawrence of Adair; one brother, Dallas " Babe" Plumlee of Salina and many relatives, nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband; her parents; six brothers, Estel Plumlee, Mack Plumlee, Raymond "Blackie" Plumlee, Donnie Plumlee, Felton "Dee" Plumlee and Kenneth Plumlee and two sisters, Ruth Lawrence and Jean Boatright.
Published on December 6, 2016
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