Sarah Ball Palmer Proctor
1915 - 2013
Beggs Funeral Home - Apalachee Chapel
3322 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee, FL
Sarah Ball Palmer Proctor

Sarah Ball Palmer Proctor was born in Tallahassee, Florida, on November 21, 1915, the daughter of Dr. Henry Edwards Palmer and Lucile Saxon Palmer. She died in Tallahassee, Florida, December 26, 2013. She enjoyed her life to the fullest and was a wonderful wife, mother and friend. Sarah Ball was a lifelong member of Saint John's Episcopal Church where she was baptized, confirmed, and married. She graduated from Leon High School and Florida State College for Women, where she enjoyed her membership in the Alpha Delta Pi sorority. Sarah Ball will always be remembered and appreciated by family and friends for her engaging sense of humor, her active and inquiring mind, and the joy she gave and received through art, music, reading and gardening. She was devoted to and thoroughly enjoyed her family and friends. She is survived by her large loving family: Palmer and Mary Call Proctor, Julian and Betty Proctor, Tom and Nancy Proctor, Martin and Susan Proctor, Hester and John Gehrm, and Sammie Crowder; fifteen grandchildren: Mary Call Ford, Palmer Proctor, Jr., Collins Proctor, Sarah Ball Miller, Sarah Elizabeth Reichelt, Rev. Richard Proctor, Tom Proctor, Jr., Dabney Jerrett, John Proctor, Rebecca Enfinger, Selby Proctor, Julian Crowder, Martin Proctor, Jr., Sarah Rosetta Proctor, and Elizabeth Emerson Proctor; nineteen great grandchildren; and her sister, Mary Lucile Collins. She was predeceased by her husband, Julian Proctor, Sr., their daughter Sarah Saxon Proctor Crowder, and her brothers Bryan Palmer, Dr. Thomas M. Palmer, Hugh Archer Palmer, Dr. George Saxon Palmer and Dr. Martin Palmer. In lieu of flowers the family will be grateful for your consideration of donations to the Proctor Endowment for Children with Diabetes at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, St. John's Episcopal Church, or Big Bend Hospice.

Services will be held at Saint John's Episcopal Church at 2:00pm, Monday, December 30, with a visitation reception immediately following in Alfriend Hall. Burial will be a private family service.

Published by Tallahassee Democrat on Dec. 28, 2013.
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My heart goes out to your family in this time of great loss. God bless.
John Stoddard
December 30, 2013
Sally Edwards and I send our love to your family.
Bill Sherrill
December 29, 2013
I send my sincere sympathy to each of you in the passing of Sarah. I feel honored to have known her if only for a few months. It was so obvious to me the love each of the family shared with her. Holding on to those memories will help in your grief.
Shirley Hatfield
December 28, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Proctor family. We are in awe of Sarah Ball Proctor's kindness and generosity - she was a wonderful, loving person, with great humor and wit ! The Bielby Family.
Lo Bielby
December 28, 2013
Please accept our sincere condolences.
Steve Edwards and family
December 28, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Martha Carter
December 28, 2013
Marjorie Edwards
Martha Jane and Doug Davis
December 28, 2013
So sorry for your loss of your Mother, Grandmother and Sister. What a long, amazing and blessed life she had with such a loving family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Kim & Carlton Enfinger
December 28, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Proctor Family. May the loving memories bring you comfort amid the sadness.
Priscilla Quinones and Family
December 28, 2013
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