James Palmer

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Chip Davis and Brother Jerry Leggett will officiate. Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday.
Mr. Palmer was born Sept. 14, 1932, in Hornbeak, son of the late U.L. and Jennie (Wisdom) Palmer. He married the former Jane Hughes Sept. 23, 1955. She survives. Mr. Palmer had been employed at Burroughs Corporation in Plymouth, Mich., for 17 years and retired from the former Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Union City after 25 years of service. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and was a member of Lake Road Baptist Church.
He is also survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Syndi and Charlie Russ of Shepherdsville, Ky.; his son and daughter-in-law, Chuck and Sara Palmer of Truman, Ark.; his sister, Wilmenia Rushing of Union City; his brother and sister-in-law, the Rev. Fred and Lorene Thomas of Union City; his sister-in-law, Betty Palmer of Kenton; six grandchildren, Christi Field, Charles Alan Palmer, Jacob Palmer, Nicki Loven, James H. Denson and Angela Jo Minton; 17 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Lodenia Burden; and two brothers, Raymond O’Brian and Homer L. Palmer.
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