|Birth: ||Aug. 22, 1866|
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 1971|
Aka Pattie Pearl Naoma Alfrey Plumb.
Actress and Dancer.
Obituary: Denver Post April 9, 1971
Mrs. Naoma Plumb
Services for Mrs. Naoma Alfrey Plumb, 104, of 1300 Dexter St., founder of the Alfrey College of Expression and Dancing, will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Moore Mortuary, E. 17th Ave. and Clarkson St.
Mrs. Plumb, wife of Rocky Mountain News columnist Francis M. Plumb, died at her home.
Born at Pittsburgh, Pa., Aug. 22, 1866, she was educated at the University of Kansas where she was active in dancing and dramatics. She later spent four years at the Columbia College of Expression in Chicago, Ill., and subsequently served on the faculty there.
In 1908, she founded the Alfrey College of Expression and Dancing in Denver and also became the director of the department of expression and physical training at Colorado Woman's College, now Temple Buell College. She retired in 1935.
Over the years, Mrs. Plumb presented many charity performances for orphans, servicemen and homeless girls. Pupils enrolled in her school included crippled children.
Mrs. Plumb was a charter member of Pi Phi soroity.
Surviving is her husband.
Pattie's parents were Johnathan A. "John's Always" Young and Pattie Naoma Alfrey. Grandparents on father's side were John Young and Elizabeth Gregory. On mother's side the grandparents were James Ray Alfrey and Corinth E. Matthews.
Jonathan A. Young (1840 - 1909)
Pattie Naoma Alfrey Young (1846 - 1904)
Francis Maurice Plumb (1883 - 1973)*
Pattie Naoma Young Plumb (1866 - 1971)
Bonnie Grace Young Brown (1870 - 1943)*
Gertrude Adell Young Keeler (1874 - 1945)*
Created by: Janice Buchanan
Record added: Aug 09, 2000
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