Obituaries

Marie Palmer -

Mrs. Marie Palmer, 96, Jonesborough, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013, at the NHC Healthcare of Johnson City.

Mrs. Palmer was born in Tennessee and daughter of the late Gene & Cornelia Cochran Baines.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Palmer was also preceded in death by her husband, Howard Palmer; daughter, Loeda Utsman; grandson, Kelly Leonard; brothers, Marvin Baines, Leo Baines, Clifford Baines, Ralph Baines, Delbert Baines, Luther Baines and Parker Baines; and sisters, Bernice Jones and Ethel Holsclaw.

She was a member of Leesburg Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Palmer was a Homemaker and a member of the Burley Bowling League until she was 82 years old. She was also a member of Jonesborough Senior Citizens and loved to play rook and shuffleboard.

Survivors include two daughters, Eva N. Daniels and husband, Jack, Johnson City, and Opal Leonard, Gray; one sister, Edna R. Cox, Jonesborough; son-in-law, Layman Utsman; grandchildren, Butch Collins, Dwayne Leonard, Rod Collins (Karen), Carrie Gunning (David), Cathy Utsman, Tim Daniels, Terry Daniels and Kim Miller (Jason); 12 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Minister Bo Deaton officiating. Music was provided by Mr. Jerry Huskins.

Interment services were conducted Friday, July 5, 2013, at Fairview Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tim Daniels, Terry Daniels, Rod Collins, Dwayne Leonard, Butch Collins, Dave Gunning and Randy Laws.

Condolences may be sent at www.dillow-taylor.com. Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821