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Scope and Content Note

A collection of sermons on tape, sermon notes and outlines, lesson plans, course syllabuses, lessons, class materials, articles and clippings, term papers, Killen Church of Christ bulletins and church directories from Lamar Plunket. Also contains cassette tapes.

Biographical Note

Luther Lamar Plunket was born in Wayne, Louisiana in 1921. He was baptized at the age of 13. He began his preaching in Homer, Louisiana, in 1939 and attended Harding College, eventually obtaining both a bachelor's and master's degree. He married Chloe McClain in 1944 until her death in 1998 after which he was remarried to Shirley Dowdy in 1999. Plunket served as a preacher for 61 years in various locations, 48 located in the Shoals area. He preached in Battle Creek, Michigan; Toledo, Ohio; and Danville, Illinois in his early career. In the Shoals area, he preached at the Pine Street, Eastside, Darby Drive, Wood Avenue, Cox Boulevard and Killen churches. Plunket received an honorary doctorate in 1997 from International Bible College, now Heritage Christian University. During his life he was involved in various other activities including radio in Battle Creek, Michigan and Danville, Illinois. He was also a part-time teacher at the Mars Hill Bible school for a period of time. Plunket died at the age of 79 in 2001.

Donor Note

Luther Lamar Plunket family


This collection is filed by subject. It contains three series: Series I: Class materials, notes, sermons and outlines Series II: Church bulletins Series III: Cassette tapes .

Content List

See PDF finding aid for folder inventory.


Churches of Christ--Alabama



Extent of Collection

7.5 linear feet (15 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #49

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Reid, Audrey Schaffner, Amanda Dietz, Avery Reinoehl, and Brianna Mullins

Subjects--Personal Names

Lewis, Jack P.


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