Arlene F. Plog, age 78 of Greenville, passed away at 3:59 p.m. Friday, December 15, 2017 at St. John’s Hospital with her son Kyle at her side.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home with Tyson Graber and John Heston officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Gilead Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Donnell-Wiegand. For those who desire memorials in Arlene’s memory may be made to the First Christian Church or to Samaritan’s Purse.
Arlene F. Carmack, the daughter of Rev. James Forest Carmack and Lillian Russell Carmack, was born on June 9, 1939 in Farmington, New Mexico. Her father pastored in Farmington, Durango and in Colorado where Arlene grew up. Arlene graduated from Farmington High School in 1957. Arlene graduated from Central College in McPherson, KS in 1959 and from Greenville College in 1963 with her BS in Education. Arlene received her Masters in Education from S.I.U. Edwardsville several years later. Arlene first taught in Belleville, 4th grade in Pocahontas, and 5th grade in the Greenville Elementary School until her retirement. Arlene enjoyed Civil War Reenactments with her husband Jesse. In retirement She enjoyed church activities with her Church, the Greenville First Christian Church including working with various church groups including the Homecoming Choir.
Arlene and Jesse Elvin Plog were united in marriage on June 10, 1967 in the Greenville Free Methodist Church and enjoyed over 40 years together before Jesse’s death on December 6, 2007. Arlene is survived by their son Kyle Plog and wife Sarah, two grandchildren: Christopher and Anya, and three sister’s in Law: Cindy, Rita and Barbara Carmack.
Arlene is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Jesse, and 2 brothers: Derrin Carmack and Wes Carmack.
Arlene in a member of the Bond County Retired Teachers, other teaching organizations, and her Church, the Greenville First Christian Church.