TYRONZA - Ms. Aurora Gloria Plunkett departed this life Friday, March 3, 2017, in Jonesboro at the age of 74. Ms. Plunkett was born September 1, 1942 in Proctor, Ark. to Franklin and Julie Rios. Ms. Plunkett was a homemaker and a member of Barton Chapel.
She is survived by her companion, Donald Preston of Tyronza; five daughters, Shirley K. Plunkett Morris, Sheryl Rios Lewis both of Horseshoe Lake, Ark., Katherin Baney of Hardy, Martha Davis and Doris Proctor both of Trumann; three sons, Wayne Plunkett of Trumann, Daniel R. Plunkett of Marked Tree and James R. Plunkett of Bay; one sister, Shavilla Rios of West Point, Miss. and two brothers, Lee Rios and Louis Rios both West Point, Miss.; 27 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services were held March 6 at Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza with Bro. Kirk Martin officiating. Burial followed at Tyronza Cemetery under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home of Tyronza.