The Hon Mrs Judith Ann Plunket, who died at Harare, Zimbabwe, 1 August, 2022, aged 83, was the mother of Lord Plunket, the 9th Baron.
Judith Ann Power was born c 1939, daughter of Gerard Patrick Power [1894-1954], of Lapworth, Warwickshire, and his wife the former Margaret Alice Clinton [1908-1988]; and married 14 December, 1961, as his first wife, the Hon Shaun Albert Frederick Sheridan Plunket [1931-2012], third son of the 6th Baron Plunket [1899-1938], and his wife the former Dorothé Mabel Lewis [1900-1938].
The 6th Baron and his wife both died in a plane crash in California, 24 February, 1938, and the Plunket children were brought up by his sister, the Hon Helen Rhodes, and her husband, Arthur.
Her husband's brother were the 7th Baron [1923-75], and the 8th Baron [1925-2013].
Mrs Plunket leaves a son, Tyrone Shaun Terence Plunket, the 9th Baron [born 5 Feb, 1966], and a daughter, the Hon Loelia Dorothée Alexandra Plunket [born 26 Apr, 1963].