Rev. James M. Palmer
Rev. James M. Palmer, 78, of Corpus Christi, Texas, and 
formerly of Mt. Vernon, died 8:52 a.m. Jan. 6, 2005, at 
Christus Spohn Hospital Shoreline, Corpus Christi, Texas. 

He was born July 5, 1926, in Chicago to William Hobart and 
Josephine G. (Shelton) Palmer. He was an ordained minister. 

Graveside services were held 1 p.m. Sunday at Sursa Cemetery in 
rural Jefferson County. The Rev. Everett Lemay officiated. Burial 
was at Sursa Cemetery. There was no public visitation. 

Survivors include brothers Len Palmer and wife Dottie Jo of Mt. 
Vernon and Hobart Palmer and wife Dorothy of Mt. Vernon and several 
nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Betty JoAnn Palmer, 
brother William E. Palmer and half-brother Jack Warnick. 

The Rev. Palmer was a member of the Baptist faith and attended Southcrest 
Baptist Church in Corpus Christi. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, 
where you may call 618-242-3348 for obituary information at any time.

Date: 11 Jan 2005
Source: Register-News
Submitted by:  Robert W. Loman

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