Obituary

Martha Palmer

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LAURINBURG — Martha Shelton Palmer, 92, passed away Nov. 26, 2014.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Saturday at Scotia Village.

She is survived by her son, William H. Palmer of Lancaster, Pennsylvania; her daughters, Carolyn Shaffer and Gayle Geoghegan of Pinehurst; her sister, Vivian Balester of Cleveland, Ohio; 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Palmer and her brother, Marvin W. Shelton, Jr.

Born Sept. 1, 1922 in Memphis, Tennessee, she was a daughter of the late Marvin W. and Mary Burke Shelton. She spend many years as an administrator for Southwestern Bell, and later as a receptionist at Scotia Village.

Memorials are requested for the Scotia Village Foundation, 2200 Elm Ave., Laurinburg, NC 28352.

McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium is serving the family.


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McDougald Funeral Home & Crematorium
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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Dec. 3 to Dec. 4, 2014