Obituary of Mary Plain

Mary Ann Plain, age 79, a former resident of Altamont, Kansas, passed away Monday, February 3, 2020, at the Elm Haven Nursing Home in Parsons, Kansas.

She was born June 3, 1940, in Ft. Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Edward E. Davis and Louise M. Leaper Davis.

Mary Ann graduated from the Ft. Scott High School with the Class of 1958.  She married Leo G. Plain on September 1, 1959.  Following their marriage, Leo and Mary Ann lived in Devon, Kansas.

In earlier years, Mary Ann worked for the Western Insurance Company.  She later worked in medical records at Ft. Scott Family Physicians.

She moved to Altamont to be near her daughter in the early 2000’s.  While in Altamont, Mary Ann helped at Connie B’s, the family’s restaurant.  She also worked for a time at Casey’s General Store.

In earlier years, she was a member of the Devon United Methodist Church.  She dearly loved her grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughter, Ginger Schultz and husband, Eric, of Altamont, Kansas, four grandchildren, Chase and Bryce Koester, Skylar Porter and Krista Dutton and three great-grandchildren, Aiden and Claire Porter and Andi Cook.  Also surviving are two brothers, Ronald Davis, of Butler, Missouri and Roy Davis of Ft. Scott, Kansas.

Her husband, Leo, preceded her in death in 1987.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, George Furry and Eldon Davis and a sister, Betty Kruger.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, February 6th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Centerville Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the PALS Animal Shelter of Parsons, Kansas and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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