SEIDERS, Margaret Ann Plummer|
Margaret Ann Plummer Seiders was born on March 28, 1927 in Corpus Christi, Texas and passed away on March 30, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at New Hope Presbyterian Church with burial to follow at Sloan Cemetery. She was the only child of John Mathis Plummer and Margaret Kelly Plummer. She attended schools in Austin and received her Bachelor's of Science in Home Economics from the University of Texas at Austin in 1948. While at the University, Margaret Ann was active in many organizations. These included The Orange Jackets and Alpha Phi Sorority.
On March 25, 1948, Margaret Ann Plummer and Richard Dale 'Dick' Seiders were married in Austin, Texas, where they lived for many years and raised their family until Dick retired from the Kash-Karry Grocery Stores. Margaret Ann was a long time member of Tarrytown United Methodist Church in Austin. In 1984, they moved to their ranch in San Saba, Texas where they enjoyed many years of ranching, making new friends and creating fond memories. While living in San Saba, Margaret Ann was a member of New Hope Presbyterian Church. Margaret Ann continued to live in San Saba until 2005 when she moved back to Austin.
Margaret Ann was a fabulous cook and she thoroughly enjoyed cooking for friends and family alike. She was an avid reader and liked to stay current on all news events. She loved her family dearly and they will continue to be reminded of her love for years to come. Margaret Ann is survived by her three daughters: Mary Savage of Austin; Celia Bell and her husband Bud of San Saba, and Louise Tate and her husband Chris of Highland Haven. She is also survived by her three grandchildren: Brandon Tate, Rachel Savage and Jantzen Bell. Each of her grandchildren had chosen a special name for her. Whether it was Grandma, Gram or Bapa, she answered to all three with love. Her parents, husband and grandson, Reece Bell, preceded Margaret Ann in death.
The family would like to thank all of the individuals who cared for Margaret Ann during these last few years. There were many people involved including the staff at Emeritus @ Spicewood Springs Skilled Nursing Center; Heart to Heart Hospice and Nurses Unlimited. Their professionalism and compassionate care was invaluable and we thank them for all they did.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the San Saba EMS or a
Over the last few years, Mom faced each and every day with grace, courage, wit and dignity and continued to maintain her strong faith.
We love you Mom and we will keep you in our hearts forever.
Please visit Margaret Ann Plummer Seiders Online Memorial at heritagefuneraltx.com
Published in Austin American-Statesman from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2014