Grace Nell Palmer, 88, passed away in The Bridge at Rockwood Thursday, March 7, 2013.
She was born Oct. 30, 1924, in Rockwood to James Andrew and Nora McCullough Palmer. She was a founding member of Rockwood Second Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Melton Palmer.
Survivors include daughters, Genois Palmer Billings and husband Mac, Oak Ridge, and Janice Palmer Brashears and husband Tony, Rockwood; sons, Alvin Ray Palmer and wife Diana, Rockwood, Glen Curtis Palmer, Rockwood, Charles Wayne Palmer and wife Cheryl, Kingston, and Daniel Eugene "Danny" Palmer and wife Cathy, Mount Juliet; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
The family received friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 10, in Evans Mortuary, Rockwood. The service followed in the chapel of Evans Mortuary at 4 p.m., with the Rev. Harold Newby officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 11, at Roane Memorial Gardens, Rockwood.
Condolences can be expressed at www.evansmortuary.biz