NEWPORT NEWS - Elsie Ambler (Kirby) Plante passed away on July 5, 2014. She passed from this life quietly in her bed leaving behind her four children, Gifford Leroy (Skipper) Plante Jr., Scotty Rae Peters, Joel Mark Plante Sr., and Timothy Keith Plante Sr., and their families. She also enjoyed knowing she inspired sixteen grandchildren, twenty five great-grandchildren, and eleven great great-grandchildren. She has only one remaining sibling, Vernell (Kirby) Sealy, and one brother-in-law Meddford Plante. She enjoyed life doing what he did best, loving her husband and her family, providing a warm, loving, nurturing, and secure home. She always gave the most and best of herself, selflessly holding nothing back. Though bittersweet for those that loved her so, she is now reunited with the love of her life in Heaven, Gifford Leroy (Corky) Plante Sr. May their love for each other forever shine in Heaven above. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 8, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Peninsula Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, July 9, at 2 p.m. officiated by Rev. Larry Russell at the funeral home, with burial following in Peninsula Memorial Park.
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Published in Daily Press on July 7, 2014