Mary Ann Pliler, 71, of Baxter Springs, Kansas passed from this life suddenly on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Freeman Hospital, Joplin, MO.
Mary Ann was born on October 16, 1947 in Baxter Springs, KS to the union of Earl Oliver and Estella Mae (Vanhorn) Staton. Mary Ann was united in marriage to Bobby Joe Pliler on October 23, 1965 at the First Christian Church, Baxter Springs, KS.
Mary Ann worked for Kingrey-Kellum Insurance Agency for 13 years, retiring in 2011. Mary Ann enjoyed sewing quilts and bed spreads for her family and friends. She was always cooking, especially around the holidays and making her special holiday cookies. She loved the time she was able to spend with her grandchildren.
Mary Ann is survived by her husband, Bobby Pliler of the home; two sons, Brian Pliler of Baxter Springs, KS and Brent Pliler and wife Heathur of Baxter Springs, KS; mother, Estella Staton of Baxter Springs, KS; three sisters, Earlene Spaulding of Baxter Springs, KS, Alice Gaines and husband David of Baxter Springs, KS, Sue Smith of California; four grandchildren, Zachary Pliler, Mekailah Pliler, Kami Pliler, and August Pliler.
Mary Ann is preceded in death by her father, Earl Oliver Staton.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at the Baxter Springs Cemetery. Pastor Audie Tash will officiate the services. Family ask for memorial donations be made in Mary Ann’s memory to the Cornell-Beshore Freeman Cancer Institute, 1102 W. 32nd St., Joplin, MO 64804. Online condolences may be expressed at www.derfeltfuneralhomes.com.