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Mr. Joe Palmer

February 20, 1936 September 7, 2019
Mr. Joe Palmer
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Mr. Joe Louis Palmer, age 83, of Dallas, Georgia, passed away on September 7, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Palmer was born February 20, 1936 to the late Annie L. Cohran Palmer and John Emmitt Palmer. He was a life long resident of Paulding County.

Mr. Palmer worked for a number of years at Lockheed in Marietta and retired as a Captain from the Georgia Public Service Commission's Motor Carrier Safety Enforcement Division in 1998. He loved working with children, spending 30 years coaching Little League Baseball and Girls softball teams in Paulding County.

Mr. Palmer was a member of the Dallas Masonic Lodge No. 182 for 61 years. He was a devoted member of Shady Grove Baptist Church for 46 years. His favorite things to do were listening to gospel and country music, watching western movies and reading western novels. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Mr. Palmer is survived by his wife of 19 1/2 years, Bridget Palmer; his son Joseph (Jody) and Tara Palmer; his daughter, Lisa Palmer - Caban; his stepchildren, Heidi and Mack Ward, Fred and Ennette Cahill and Chris and Lisa Cahill; his brother, Edward and Christine Palmer;11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren as well as many nieces & nephews.

Mr. Palmer was preceded in death by his first wife, Joan Shelton Palmer; his sisters, Ruth Clark, Doris (Dot) Washington,Lucille Holmes and his brothers, Irb Palmer, Bill Palmer and John Palmer.

Funeral Services for Mr. Palmer will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:00AM at Benson Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Tibbitts and Rev. Don Rackley officiating. Interment will follow at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Herschel Tibbitts officiating.

The family will be receiving friends on Monday, September 9, 2019 from 4:00PM - 8:00PM and Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 10:00AM - 11:00AM. All vistations will be held at Benson Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Georgia Masonic Children's Home through the Dallas Masonic Lodge P.O. Box 620 Dallas, Georgia.

The Palmer family deeply appreciates all the calls, visits and support during this time.


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Visitation

Monday

9

Sep

4:00 PM 9/9/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/9/2019 8:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

309 Hardee Street
Dallas, GA 30132

Benson Funeral Home
309 Hardee Street Dallas 30132 GA
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

10

Sep

10:00 AM 9/10/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
Benson Funeral Home

309 Hardee Street
Dallas, GA 30132

Benson Funeral Home
309 Hardee Street Dallas 30132 GA
United States

Service

Tuesday

10

Sep

11:00 AM 9/10/2019 11:00:00 AM
Benson Funeral Home

309 Hardee Street
Dallas, GA 30132

Benson Funeral Home
309 Hardee Street Dallas 30132 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

Shady Grove Church Road
Dallas, GA 30132

Shady Grove Church Road Dallas 30132 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Georgia Masonic Children's Home C/O Dallas Masonic Lodge

P.O. Box 620
Dallas, GA 30132
Georgia Masonic Children's Home C/O Dallas Masonic Lodge No. 182 P.O. Box 620 Dallas, Georgia 30132
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