Sunday, August 22, 2010

Cora Lee Palmer

Mrs. Cora Lee Palmer, 68, passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends on Saturday, August 21, 2010 in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Monday, August 23, 2010 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at Harmony Baptist Church in the Nanih Waiya Community with interment following in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Lundy and Rev. Tommy Jones officiating. Mrs. Palmer was a retired cafeteria worker from the Nanih Waiya School Cafeteria and a member of Harmony Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Joe W. Palmer, Sr. of Louisville; three sons, Joe W. (Dana) Palmer, Jr. of Mobile, Alabama, Jerry P. (Sue) Palmer of Pisgah, Mississippi, and Johnny L. (Allison) Palmer of Philadelphia, Mississippi; a step-daughter, Rita Herman of Louisville; two sisters, Maria Ann Underwood of Louisville and Bea (George) Price of Riverside, MI; three grandchildren, Jason Palmer of Nashville, Tennessee, Arin Palmer of Mobile, Alabama and Posey Leigh Palmer of Philadelphia, Mississippi; three step-grandchildren, Dustin Herman, Megan Herman and Melanie Waldrop; two great-grandchildren, Hayden Patrick and Katelyn Noel. Preceding her in death were her parents, Lee Roy and Ada Elizabeth Monty Hamilton and a son, Roy Wayne Palmer.

Pallbearers will be Victor Underwood, Dave Underwood, Jason Palmer, Arin Palmer, Dustin Herman, and Paul Reed. Memorials may be made to Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery Fund. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements.