May 30, 2020
Lt. Col. Lee Alan Plummer, U.S. Army, age 78 of Alexandria passed away Thursday morning, May 28, 2020 at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital ER. He was born November 6, 1942 to his parents, the late Chester Alan and Barbara Lou Greeley Plummer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by step-daughter, Jennifer Lopp Pate and brother, Keith Alan Plummer. He was a Lt. Col. with the U.S. Army with over 29 years of service, Two Star General with the Tennessee State Guard, a Mason and was a Christian. Survivors include 3 children, Janilee Plummer, Clark Alan Plummer and Nikki Lee Bottum; 2 step-daughters, Nola Elizabeth (David) Moore and Harriet Hankins Lopp; son-in-law, David Pate; 4 step-grandchildren, Emily, Samantha, Danielle and Brian; 2 brothers, Mark Alan Plummer and Tim Alan Plummer. Due to COVID-19, Executive Order 38 and Social Distancing Guidelines, there will be a Funeral 2 PM Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Michael Hale officiating with Full Military Honors following at the funeral home. Burial with a family only comital service will be held at 11:AM Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at the Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday 12 Noon until the time of the service at 2 PM. Anyone attending, Please exercise Social Distancing for the health and safety of everyone. The Service will be live-streamed on the DeKalb Funeral Chapel Facebook page. In addition to flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Kidney Foundation, in memory of Mr. Plummer. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.