Bernie Beatrice Palmer(1919 - 2014)

BALDWYN – Bernie Beatrice Kelly Palmer, 94, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at Baldwyn Nursing Facility. She was born Dec. 8, 1919. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church and retired from Prentiss Manufacturing. She loved to garden.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Waters Funeral Home with Bro. Raybon Richardson and Bro. David Haynes officiating. Burial will be in the Lebanon Cemetery.
She is survived by her children, Joyce Morris of Booneville, Mary Dee Shelton (Red). H.T. Palmer (Lucy) and Jerry Palmer (Becky), all of Baldwyn; grandchildren, Chris Morris, Leigh Ann Stewart (Benji), Mary Alice Gillespie, Rusty Palmer (Jill), Laura Gardner (Grant), Jeff Palmer (Wanda), Bart Palmer (Julie) and Jason Jackson; 15 great-grandchildren; and brothers and sisters, Mary Smith, Jerry Kelly (Eunice), Jim Kelly (Barbara), Edith Morris (Dan), Kate Anderson (William) and Evelyn Eaton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewitt Palmer; parents, R.H. ""Judge"" Kelly, Jennie Faye Kent Kelly and Etta Kelly; brothers and sisters, Hermie Morgan, Herman Kelly, Robert Kelly and Roy Earl Kelly; son-in-law, Stan Morris; and grandchildren, Beth Ann Shelton, Melanie Palmer, Roger Palmer and David Palmer.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Palmer, Chris Morris, Rusty Palmer, Bart Palmer, Jason Jackson, Grant Gardner and Benji Stewart.
Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Funeral Home

Waters Funeral Home Inc
309 N 2Nd St Baldwyn, MS 38824
(662) 365-8511

Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Feb. 21, 2014