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Martha Ruth Sheppard Palmer
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1913
Patrick County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 2010
Salem
Salem City
Virginia, USA

Martha Ruth Palmer, 97, of Salem, VA passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2010. She was born August 5, 1913 in Patrick County, VA a daughter of the late Joel and Sally Ann Clark Sheppard. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Sanders Palmer, Sr.; son, Leonard Sanders Palmer, Jr.; daughter, Shelby Jean Palmer; and a number of brother and sisters. Mrs. Palmer was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church in Salem. She is survived by her niece and caregiver, Izoria Gordon; and a number of other nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 pm Thursday, August 12, 2010 at the chapel of John M. Oakey and Son, Salem with Rev. Bobby Pickle officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mrs. Palmer's name to a charity of your choice. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joel J Sheppard (1863 - 1944)
  Sallie Ann Clark Sheppard (1870 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  Leonard Sanders Palmer (1911 - 1980)*
 
 Children:
  Shelby Jean Palmer (1938 - 1999)*
  Leonard Sanders Palmer (1946 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jennie Katherine Sheppard Shelton (1890 - 1970)*
  Nora Eva Sheppard (1902 - 1971)*
  Charles Jordan Sheppard (1904 - 2005)*
  Martha Ruth Sheppard Palmer (1913 - 2010)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sherwood Burial Park
Salem
Salem City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Jason O
Record added: Jan 18, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103773661
Martha Ruth <i>Sheppard</i> Palmer
Added by: Karl Clendening
 
 
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