Funeral services for Maurine “Sallie” Palmer, age 94, of Jacksonville are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 1, 2013 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. Tom Moore officiating. Burial will follow at Gossett’s Chapel Cemetery in Jacksonville.
Sallie passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2013 in Jacksonville. She was born June 2, 1919 in Troup to Roy and Lula Blackmon.
She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Jacksonville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jesse Palmer, and son, Doyle Palmer; brother, Joe W. Blackmon; sisters, Neta Spraggins, and Jackie Allen.
Survivors include her son, David Palmer of Tyler; daughters, Freida Scully of Jacksonville, Pam Boeh and husband Tommy of Flint; sister-in-law, Mary Blackmon of Jacksonville, five grandchildren, Karen Fleming and husband Johnny, Ashley Fite and husband Chris, Christi Goode, Michelle Sanford and husband Jay, Keith Palmer and wife Julie; and ten great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6-8 pm Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.