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James J. Palmer
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1925
Hagarville
Johnson County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jul. 16, 2012
Clarksville
Johnson County
Arkansas, USA

James J. Palmer, 86, of Clarksville, passed away July 16, 2012. He was born July 19, 1925, in Hagarville, to the late Namon and Ocra Faye (Donaldson) Palmer. He joined the Navy at the age of 16, he later changed branches joining the National Guard. Shortly after joining the National Guard he was drafted into the Army. He was a World War II and Korean Conflict Veteran, retiring from the Army after 20 years of service. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Willie B. Palmer; two brothers, Kenneth and Walter Palmer; one sister, Georgia Palmer; one granddaughter, Crystal Dawn Palmer; and one great granddaughter, Carley Beth Hudson.

James is survived by two children, Margarette Cater of Clarksville and Manvil L. Palmer of Clarksville; two sister-in-laws, Marie Lloyd of Crossett and Yvonne Kirkland of Woodstock, Georgia; seven grandchildren, Debbie McClure, Angie Hudson, Melissa Humphrey, Valerie Kay Houston, Tina M. Nichols, Jessica L. Palmer and Susan D. Kemp; 17 great grandchildren; and 11 great great grandchildren.

There will be a graveside service, with full military honors, at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 20, 2012, at Annie's Chapel Cemetery, in Lamar, with Bro. Amos Pledger officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to:
DAV Clarksville Chapter 62
178 Stallings St.
Hartman, AR 72840
 
 
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 Parents:
  Namon Manvil Palmer (1900 - 1998)
  Ocra Faye Donaldson Palmer (1907 - 1975)
 
 Spouse:
  Willie Barnett Palmer (1926 - 2011)
 
 Children:
  Margarette Palmer Cater (1945 - 2013)*
  Manvil Lafelt Palmer (1949 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Annies Chapel Cemetery
Hagarville
Johnson County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Kinfolk
Record added: Jul 17, 2012
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James J. Palmer
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James J. Palmer
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REST IN PEACE JAMES AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE IN THE NAVY, NATIONAL GUARD AND THE US ARMY DURING WWII AND THE KOREAN CONFLICT.
- Everett Mefford
 Added: Jul. 17, 2012
World War II and Korean Conflict Veteran, retiring from the Army after 20 years of service.
- Kinfolk
 Added: Jul. 17, 2012
 
 
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