Joyce Plank

HUGOTON — Joyce Marie Plank, 76, of Platte City, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014.

She was born June 29, 1938, in rural Stevens County, to Carl and Muriel Ellis.

A lifetime resident of southwest Kansas before retiring to Platte City in November 2002, Mrs. Plank volunteered for eight years at St. Luke’s Northland Hospital.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, John Plank; a brother, Gene Ellis of Lenexa; two daughters, Michelle Nordyke of Kansas City, Mo., and Melinda Campbell of Johns Creek, Ga.; four grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Muriel Ellis.

A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, 214 Ferrel St., Platte City. Funeral will begin at 1 p.m. Monday at Bethel Friends Church, 1040 S. Jefferson, Hugoton.

Visitation hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Garnand Funeral Home in Hugoton. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association, Barclay College or Bethel Friends Church, all in care of the funeral home, 423 S. Main, Hugoton, KS 67951.