Funeral services for Delton "Dell" Plunkett, 81, were held at Corinthian
Funeral Chapel with burial at Corinth National Cemetery.
Mr. Plunkett died Feb.
25, 2013 at his residence. He was born July 7, 1931.
He was employed with the
state of Mississippi Employment Service and was retired Army having
been awarded the Purple Heart. Other military honors include the National
Defense Service Medal, 1st Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medal, Good
Conduct Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, three Overseas
Services Bars, Vietnam Medal, K/60 Device, Korean Services Medal w/five
Campaign Stars and Parachutist Badge.
Mr. Plunkett was a member of Shady
Grove Baptist Mission.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin
and Lennie Pate Plunkett; his brother, Clinton Ray Plunkett; and his
sister, Leera May Lindsey. He is survived by his wife, Eva Plunkett
of Corinth; his son, Dale Plunkett of Corinth, Texas; his brother, Eldon
Plunkett and his sister Thelma Dulany, both of Fulton; and his grandchildren,
David and Michael Plunkett.