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 Willie Lee <I>Knight</I> Palmore

Willie Lee Knight Palmore

Death 1 Dec 2007 (aged 84)
Burial Tyler, Smith County, Texas, USA
Plot Field of Honor, Block 1, Row 10
Memorial ID 149682758 · View Source
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Services for Willie Lee Palmore, 84, of Tyler, will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007, at 2 p.m. at Chandler Memorial Funeral Home chapel with Brother Bill Goble officiating. Services are under direction of Chandler Memorial Funeral Home.

Mrs. Palmore was born Aug. 5, 1923, in Sierra Blanca to Dewitt and Eula Lee Knight. She passed away Dec. 1, 2007, in Chandler.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Billy B. Palmore; and grandson, Chesley Palmore.

Mrs. Palmore was a resident of Tyler for more than 60 years. She was a member of Fifth Street Presbyterian Church of Tyler.

She was a retired college professor of 23 years at Tyler Junior College, where she taught Anatomy & Physiology and Biology. She received her bachelor's degree from North Texas State University and her master's degree from Texas A&M University at Commerce. Mrs. Palmore was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the PEO, and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

Pallbearers are: Jim McMillen, William F (Bill) Golden, William W Golden, Lynn McCullough and Phil Fugate.

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Dec 4, 2007

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Willie Lee Knight Palmore (5 Aug 1923–1 Dec 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149682758, citing Tyler Memorial Park and Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sharon Palmer (contributor 48594290) .