Pauline Howington Palmer, 89, of Johnson City, TN, passed away on Thursday, September 19, 2013, at the Hillview Health Center following a brief illness.
Mrs. Palmer was born in Trenton, Georgia, to the late Henry Dewey and Chessie Mae Atkinson Howington. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Reverend William Jackson Palmer, in 2005; a daughter-in-law, Mary Nell Palmer; and eleven siblings.
Mrs. Palmer was a homemaker and was a member of Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ.
Survivors include one son, Byron Palmer, of the home; two granddaughters, Renell Palmer Smith and husband, William, Elizabethton, and Mary Elisabeth Buckner and husband, Duane, Brunswick, GA; four great grandchildren, Emory and Vallie Buckner, Brunswick, GA, and William and John Moses Smith, Elizabethton; and one sister, Chessie Marie Gibbs, Gadsden, AL.
The funeral service for Mrs. Palmer will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Monday, September 23, 2013, at the Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ with Pastor Donny Reagan and Rev. Jack Benton officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church, following the service on Monday.
The graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, in the Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Macon, Georgia ,with Rev. Milton Bethune, officiating. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 AM on Wednesday.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guestbook or by fax 423-542-9499.
Tetrick Funeral Home is serving the Palmer family. Office: 423-542-2232, Obituary line 423-543-4917.