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Carol Ann Hooker Palmer
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1961
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 5, 2007
Crittenden County
Arkansas, USA

Correction provided by Sue: Carol Ann's father name is "J.C." (Joseph Clark) not CJ as it appears in the obit. Thanks, Sue

CAROL HOOKER PALMER, 45, of Cordova, met her Lord and Savior on December 5, 2007. Carol Ann was born on December 29, 1961 in Memphis to C.J. and Jane Howles Hooker of Cordova. Carol grew up in Memphis and graduated from Briarcrest High School in 1980. She was an outstanding athlete. As a child, she was an AAU swimmer and gymnast. Later her specialty was volleyball, where she won many team, local and regional awards, including most valuable. She attended the University of Memphis on a volleyball athletics scholarship. Carol was a LPN and a surgical technician nurse working with several doctors' offices and local hospitals. Her favorite position was a pediatric nurse. She had been disabled for the past five years. Carol leaves her most precious daughter, Brittany Christin Palmer; and adorable grandson, Michael Gabriel Schwam of Cordova. She is survived by her sister, Jana McCormack of Tumbling Shoals, AR; and two brothers, Dennis Hooker of Louisville, KY and Derrel Hooker of Bradenton, FL. Carol's family was her most prized possession. She leaves a host of aunts and uncles, cousins, and nieces, and nephews, who loved her and her former husband, James Randy Palmer of Bartlett. Two infant children preceded her in death, Michael Brandon Palmer and Dillon Colt Dunlap. Her favorite pastimes were keeping Gabriel, rescuing and caring for lost and injured dogs and running a clothes ministry for need families, especially children. Visitation and services will be held at her church, Bethany Christian Church, 421 Bethany Road off Raleigh-LaGrange Rd. Call family or church for directions, 853-0462. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, December 13 and services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, December 14. Interment will be in Bethany Cemetery beside the church. Contributions or memorial gifts should be sent to the church at 421 Bethany Road, Eads, TN. Family Funeral Care (Published in The Commercial Appeal on 12/11/2007) 
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  Joseph Clark Hooker (1927 - 2011)
Bethany Cemetery
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Carole McCaig
Record added: Dec 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23332154
Carol Ann <i>Hooker</i> Palmer
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